The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 306,662 following the detection of 2,460 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases 2,455 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Five 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 27,126 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
Yesterday, 1,716 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 275,212.
1,396 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
56 COVID-related fatalities were also confirmed yesterday, increasing the death toll to 4,380.