There were 229 new Covid-19 fatalities and 18,501 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Thursday morning.
There were 18,362 cases in the general population and 139 among prison inmates.
Over the past 24 hours, 20,606 Covid-19 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals.
Since April 1, around when the third wave of Covid-19 began, there have been 1,092,006 Covid-19 patients, 896,195 of whom have recovered.
Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 1,120,869 Covid-19 cases, 923,621 of whom recovered.
The death toll was at 10,220 the third wave and 10,314 from the beginning of the pandemic early last year.