Original title: Burma’s new crown epidemic has spread to 90% of the region’s new diagnoses and deaths in a single day hit a record high
According to statistics from the Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar, from the beginning of May to July 10, 296 of all 330 townships in Myanmar have reported the new crown epidemic, and the epidemic has spread to 90% of the area. In recent days, staff of various government departments in Myanmar, including staff of national television stations and some medical staff, have been diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia, which has further aggravated the impact of the epidemic on the operation of government agencies. So far, three variants of the new crown have been discovered in Myanmar, including the Delta strain that was first discovered in India.
On the evening of July 10, the health department of Myanmar announced that among the 15,120 samples tested on the same day, 4377 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia were found, with a diagnosis rate close to 29%. At the same time, there were 71 new deaths and new confirmed cases in a single day Both the number of deaths and the number of deaths set a new high since the outbreak of the new crown epidemic in Myanmar. The medical system in various parts of Myanmar has been overloaded, and the isolation wards of many hospitals have been overcrowded. For confirmed mild cases, they are required to return to their homes for isolation and treatment.
At present, Myanmar is stepping up liaison with many countries to purchase the new crown vaccine to speed up vaccination and control the epidemic.
(Headquarters reporter Wang Yuezhou)