Over 27.5 mln people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Myanmar

Myanmar has fully vaccinated more than 27.5 million people, or 50.18 percent of the country's 54.8-million population, against COVID-19 as of Saturday, according to its Ministry of Health.

The ministry said on Sunday that the country has administered over 64.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and more than 2.4 million people have received booster shots.

Myanmar reported five new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 613,490 cases, according to the health ministry.

The health authorities tested 4,160 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 0.12 percent.

It added that the death toll from COVID-19 in the country remained unchanged at 19,434 as no new deaths were confirmed in the past 24 hours.

The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country reached 592,492 on Sunday, including five new recoveries. 

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