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Myanmar moves to increase COVID-19 test kit stockpile amid coronavirus battle

YANGON: Myanmar is set to receive 40,000 more COVID-19 test kits in the country to help it cope with the virus outbreak, days after it detected at least three positive cases.

Myanmar's Ministry of Health and Sports spokesperson Khin Khin Gyi told CNA the country currently has about 2,000 test kits.



"But the more we have, the better," she said. "We have received donations from Singapore as well as agencies like UN, so we have around 40,000 test kits on their way."

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