Over 7.39 Million People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 In Myanmar

Over 7.39 million people in Myanmar had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health, yesterday.

Meanwhile, over 6.08 million people had received the first jabs of COVID-19 vaccines as of Tuesday, the release said.

Myanmar reported 955 new COVID-19 cases with 16 more deaths yesterday.

The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 502,979, while the death toll has reached 18,744 as of yesterday, the release said.

A total of 472,364 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 4.93 million samples have been tested for COVID-19, so far.

Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 cases on Mar 23, last year.