Over 10 mln people fully vaccinated in Myanmar

Over 10 million people had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 across Myanmar as of Tuesday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Over 5 million people had received their first jab of COVID-19 vaccines as of Tuesday, the release said.

According to the ministry's figures, Myanmar reported 843 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the tally to 515,559.

The death toll stood at 18,975 on Wednesday after 12 more deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.

As of Wednesday, a total of 487,145 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 5.28 million samples have been tested for COVID-19.

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

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