Myanmar sees record coronavirus deaths and infections

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Yangon

(Reuters) - Military-ruled Myanmar reported record numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths on Wednesday, as it suffers its most severe wave of infections so far.

Citing health ministry figures, state-run MRTV said there were 7,089 new cases and 145 deaths from COVID-19, a sharp rise from the previous day's figures.

(Reporting by Reuters Staff; Writing by Martin Petty)

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