Number of newly registered Covid-19 cases hits new high

The number of newly registered Covid-19 cases reached 15,663 on Tuesday, an increase by 400 on last weeks record.

The number of people hospitalized and those in a serious condition continues to grow steeply, as does the death toll.

170,000 people are currently fighting the infection, over 6,000 people are hospitalized with Covid-19, of which close to 900 are in a serious condition. The death toll has reached 2,547.