YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar reported 4,964 new cases of COVID-19 with 338 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports on Tuesday.
The number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 279,119 with the death toll being at 7,845 as of Tuesday.
The release said a total of 194,410 patients have been discharged from hospitals so far.
The ministry has imposed a stay-at-home order in 98 townships in total after five townships in Bago, Mandalay and Ayeyarwady regions were added to the list on Tuesday.
COVID-19 was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year.