Covid: 26,907 cases detected on Thursday, up 40 pct week on week

The daily number of newly registered Covid-19 cases remains at near record highs, with 26,907 detected on Thursday, some 15,200 more than on the same day last week.

However, nearly 135,500 tests were performed on Thursday, about 42,000 more than a week ago.

The seven-day incidence rate now stands at 1,228 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, a near record level, according to Ministry of Health data.

Author: Brian Kenety