Total number of COVID-19 cases reaches 85 on Thursday

Ministry of Health and Sports Myanmar 3

Update on COVID-19 cases in Myanmar till 8:00 pm on 16 April

1. The National Health Laboratory (Yangon) took laboratory tests on the 3,236 quarantined people till 16 April 2020 morning. Out of them, 85 patients were tested positive of COVID-19, while the remaining 3,151 persons were tested negative.
2. The following are the names of the hospitals where the patients with COVID-19 positive are being treated.

SrHospital for medical treatmentNumbers of patients with COVID-19 positive


1Waibargi Specialist Hospital, Yangon68
2Tiddim Township People’s Hospital4
3Lashio General Hospital1
4Mawlamyine General Hospital1
5Sao San Htun Hospital, Taunggyi1
6Magway General Hospital1
7Kengtung People’s Hospital1
8Kalay People’s Hospital1
9Kandaw Nadi Hospital, Mandalay1

* Two patients who recovered from the COVID-19 positive were under quarantine for two weeks.
* So far COVID-19 death toll is four.
3. There are 119 new patients under observation between 15-4-2020 and 16-4-2020, 12 noon.
4. The National Health Laboratory (Yangon) released the first batch of test results from among 102 lab specimens, 16-4-2020. All of them tested negative. — Ministry of Health and Sports
(Translated by TTN)

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