The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 519,633 following the detection of 858 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases 855 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Three persons who arrived in the country recently from overseas also tested positive.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 47,968 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus.
Yesterday, 561 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries to 458,646.
2,157 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus related death toll rose to 13,019 after 55 deaths were confirmed yesterday.