About 59% of deaths due to COVID-19 were men, with the highest number of 1,185 deaths between the ages of 61 and 75.
In Myanmar, COVID-19 has killed 47 people per million people, and although the infection rate has dropped, the death toll has not dropped significantly and around 20 patients are still dying every day. There are more than 126,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar, with more than 2,200 cases per million population and more than 2,700 deaths, with a mortality rate of 50 per million, with a mortality rate of 2.1 percent (CFR).
“As of Jan. 1, 59 percent of the deaths were men, with the highest number of deaths in October at 925. Most of the deaths were between the ages of 61 and 75, accounting for 44 percent of all deaths. The highest risk of dying from the disease is over 75 years of age, with a percentage of 21 percent. At that age, five out of five means one can die, ”said Dr. Khin Khin Gyi of the Central Infectious Diseases Control Department.
Currently, the number of COVID-19 infections in the country is steadily declining and the vaccine is close to being available. The Union Minister On the night of December 31, New Year’s prayers were offered.