COVID-19 cases in Myanmar rises to 355

04 August 2020
COVID-19 cases in Myanmar rises to 355
Women wearing protective face masks walks pass near a poster promoting health and education to wear mask amid the ongoing pandemic of the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus at downtown area in Yangon, Myanmar, 22 July, 2020. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar has risen to 355, with two more confirmed cases on Monday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports, Xinhua reported.

According to the release, the newly confirmed cases are returnees who were under quarantine after their recent arrivals from Qatar.

A total of 118,127 tests were conducted for COVID-19 so far and 6,819 patients are under investigation at present, the ministry's figures said.