The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 311,349 following the detection of 2,510 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases 2,490 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
20 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 27,998 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 1,792 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 278,910.
1,238 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.