YANGON, Myanmar 

Two more people have died in Myanmar after contracting coronavirus, bringing the total to three, health authorities of the southeast Asian nation said on Wednesday.

A 63-year old woman died of cardiogenic shock with sepsis, severe pneumonia, and cytokines storms associated with covid-19 infection, along with a 47-year old man who died of respiratory failure with septicemia due to the virus, Myanmar’s Health and Sports Ministry confirmed.

The country reported its first death from the virus on March 31.

As of Wednesday, a total of 22 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed by the ministry.

Since the virus

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