1,737 COVID-19 cases have been detected in the country yesterday, increasing total infections to 294,850.
1,707 cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster while 30 persons who arrived from overseas also tested positive for the virus.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 24,183 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 957 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals, increasing total recoveries to 266,665.
Meanwhile another 52 persons succumbed to the novel coronavirus yesterday, increasing the country’s death toll to 4,054.