YANGON, April 24 (Xinhua) -- The total number of COVID-19 infections in Myanmar has reached 132 cases in one month, with five more confirmed cases reported late Thursday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.

Myanmar reported the first two COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country on March 23.

Of the newly confirmed cases, four patients are from Yangon region while another one is from Mandalay region.

According to the release, all patients have no travelling history in the past 14 days but four of them were in close contact with previously confirmed patients.

Of the total confirmed patients, three patients are being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Waibargi Hospital and South Okkalapa Hospital in Yangon region while the rest of patients are in good condition, the release added.

According to the ministry's release, nine patients have recovered from the disease so far.

Myanmar has reported five deaths of COVID-19 disease as of Thursday.

Nighttime curfews have been imposed in Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory, Yangon and Mandalay regions amid the fears of COVID-19 spread.

According to a recent release by the Health and Sports Ministry, the government has banned gatherings of five people and above in the country, as part of efforts to control the spread of the COVID-19.