At least 2,436 new infections have already been recorded, taking the number of infected from 8,26,922 recorded.
The current positive rate stands at 13.39 percent while the total positive rate stands at 12.99 percent.
18,749 samples were tested nationwide within a total of 24 hours (until 8 a.m. today).
The total number of deaths in this country reached 13,118 and the death rate stood at 1.59 percent.
Forty-seven people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (until 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Department of Health Services (DGHS).
The 47 dead included 32 men and 15 women. Adding one to five of these releases were between 41-50, 31-40, four, eight were between 51-60 and 29 were above 60 years of age, 21-30.