Myanmar reports 989 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

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Yangon [Myanmar], December 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Myanmar recorded 989 new cases of COVID-19 and 26 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a Health Ministry release on Saturday.

The total count of cases in the country has gone up to 115,187 and the death toll stands at 2,424.

The ministry said that a total of 94,118 recovered patients have been discharged from hospitals.

Coronavirus infection was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 and over 1.57 million samples have been tested. (ANI/Xinhua)