YANGON, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 380 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 621,124, according to the Ministry of Health on Saturday.
It added that health authorities tested 12,665 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 3 percent.
The death toll from COVID-19 in the country reached 19,455 on Saturday after two new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, the ministry said.
The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in Myanmar reached 596,658, including 152 new recoveries on Saturday.
The Southeast Asian country detected its first COVID-19 cases in March 2020. ■