Health personnel recorded 252 more Covid-19 fatalities and found 14,802 new cases on Tuesday — the sixteenth consecutive day of significant caseload declines — the Public Health Ministry reported on Wednesday morning.
There were 14,585 cases in the general population and 217 among prison inmates.
Over the previous 24 hours, 18,996 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.
Since April 1, around when the third wave of Covid-19 began, there have been 1,190,668 Covid-19 patients, 1,013,342 of whom have recovered to date.
Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 1,219,531 Covid-19 cases, 1,040,768 of whom have fully recovered.
The death toll stood at 11,747 during the third wave and 11,841 from the beginning of the pandemic early last year.