The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 301,832 following the detection of 1,940 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases 1,919 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
21 persons who arrived in the country recently from overseas also tested positive yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 25,782 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 1,499 persons who recovered from the virus were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries to 271,855.
1,501 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.