The country had a record high of 98 new Covid-19 fatalities and 9,186 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Thursday morning.
There were 9,107 cases in the general population and 79 among prison inmates.
Over the past 24 hours, 5,543 Covid-19 patients were diagnosed recovered and were discharged from hospitals
Since April 1, around when the third wave of Covid-19 began, there have been 343,352 Covid-19 patients, 238,701 of whom have recovered.
Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 372,215 Covid-19 cases, 266,127 of whom recovered.
The death toll was at 2,938 in the third wave and 3,032 from the beginning of the pandemic early last year.
The previous high of daily Covid-19 fatalities was at 91 on July 10 when the country logged 9,326 new infections.