The number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 529,613 in Myanmar after 110 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Sunday.

Iran PressAsia: With three new deaths, the death toll rose to 19,254 on Sunday, the release said.

A total of 507,210 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 5.98 million samples have been tested for COVID-19.

More than 14.6 million people had been fully vaccinated and over 5.77 million people had received the first jabs of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday, the ministry's data showed.

Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 positive cases on March 23 last year. 

Vietnam reports 15,218 new COVID-19 cases, 1,651,673 in total

Vietnam reported 15,218 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including 15,182 locally transmitted and 36 imported, according to its Ministry of Health.

Among the localities, the Vietnamese capital Hanoi continued to log the highest number of infections on Sunday with 1,910 cases, followed by southern Tay Ninh province with 928 cases and southern Vinh Long with 889 cases.

The infections brought the country's total tally to 1,651,673 with 31,214 deaths, said the ministry. Nationwide, 1,248,240 COVID-19 patients have recovered, up 18,556 from Saturday.

Some 145.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, including nearly 66 million second shots, have been administered, according to the ministry.

Vietnam has by far gone through four coronavirus waves of increasing scale, complication, and infectivity. As of Sunday, the country has registered around 1.65 million locally transmitted COVID-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April, the ministry said.

Jordan reports 295 new cases of Omicron, 328 in total

The Jordanian Health Ministry registered 295 cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant on Sunday, bringing the total infections of the new variant to 328 across the kingdom, Xinhua quoted state-run Petra News Agency.

On Sunday, Jordan reported 1,447 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the caseload to 1,052,868, the ministry said in a statement.

The pandemic also claimed 43 lives in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll from the virus to 12,487, it added.

So far, 4,313,657 people in the country have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 3,891,366 have received second shots.


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