Myanmar reports 1,514 new COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths

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YANGON, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 1,514 new COVID-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 8.1 percent in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 484,317 cases in the country on Thursday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.

The death toll has increased to 18,255 on Thursday after 33 more deaths were newly reported, the release said.

According to the ministry's figures, a total of 436,640 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 4.57 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far.

Another one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrived in Myanmar's Yangon on Thursday, state-run media reported.

So far, China has supplied 22.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Myanmar, of which 5.9 million doses were donated by China, according to the recent release from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar.

Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 cases on March 23 last year. Enditem

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