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World Myanmar reports 1,000 coronavirus cases in one day in record rise

01:20  28 september  2020
01:20  28 september  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar reported 1 , 000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, in a record daily rise , as the total number of Volunteers's hands covered with gloves are seen at a quarantine center, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Yangon, Myanmar , September 24, 2020.

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YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar reported 1,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, in a record daily rise, as the total number of deaths in the country so far rose to 150.

a man standing in front of a store: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Yangon © Reuters/SHWE PAW MYA TIN The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Yangon a large lawn in front of a house: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Yangon © Reuters/SHWE PAW MYA TIN The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Yangon

The Southeast Asian nation has now recorded 8,344 total cases, more than double the number in neighbouring Thailand, which has a bigger population.

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases here is rising steadily each day . The Russian authorities put that down to a big increase in testing - over 40, 000 people a day , in Moscow alone. They also say up to half of the new cases are people without symptoms - including those detected

U.S. coronavirus cases near 3 million after the country reported a record single- day increase. The United States reported more than 60, 000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, setting a fresh record for new cases reported in a single day , according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

The country has locked down its biggest city, Yangon, and air and overland travel in the country has been halted.

In a statement, the health ministry urged people to follow the rules and regulations and said the results of that effort would be seen within two weeks.

(Reporting by Thu Thu Aung; Editing by Hugh Lawson)


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