YANGON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 deaths touched the 100-mark in Myanmar with two new deaths, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry on Tuesday.

The release said 320 more infection cases were also reported on Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 6,471.

According to the latest figures, a total of 224,383 samples have been tested for COVID-19 at the country's laboratory so far.

A total of 1,445 patients have been discharged from the hospitals.

COVID-19 was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 this year and its first death was reported on March 31.