Thirteen more influenza deaths reported

18 July 2019
Thirteen more influenza deaths reported
People wear masks as they walk in front of Yangon General Hospital in Yangon. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

A total of 13 more deaths by A(H1N1) pdm 09 influenza have been reported in Myanmar over the past four days, according to Xinhua.

The total death toll rose to 56 as of Tuesday from 43 deaths previously reported on July 13.

From January 1 to July 16 this year, Yangon region registered the highest mortality rate of H1N1 seasonal influenza with 43 deaths.

In the meantime, four deaths were registered in Ayeyarwaddy region while two each in Bago and Sagaing regions, one in Magway region, three in Mon state and one in Kachin state.