2,420 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
All 2,420 persons were linked to the New Year cluster.
Total coronavirus infections in the country accordingly increases to 344,499.
2,049 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total recoveries to 302,455.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 36,580 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.