YANGON, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 21 new COVID-19 infection cases on Monday, registering the highest surge in a day, said a release from the country's Health and Sports Ministry early Tuesday.

So far, the country has reported a total of 62 COVID-19 cases with four deaths in 23 days since the infectious disease was first detected in the country on March 23.

On Monday alone, the patients who newly tested positive are from Yangon region, except one from Magway region.

According to the ministry's figures, those newly confirmed patients, of which includes a 7-year-old child, have no travelling history in the past 14 days.