The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 316,219 following the detection of 2,450 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases 2,423 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
27 persons who arrived in the country recently from overseas also tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 28,804 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 1,902 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 282,770.
1,516 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.