Today, 1,253 people have tested positive for coronavirus, from a sample size of 10,170 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 86,383 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country.
11,324 patients have recovered from the disease, 11,177 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 147 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 67,788.
Sadly, we have lost another 16 patients to the disease bringing the fatality to 1,500. Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their loved ones.