Number of newly registered Covid-19 cases hits new high

The number of newly registered Covid-19 cases reached 12,977 on Wednesday, the highest number yet on a non-work day.

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

175,000 people are currently fighting the infection, over 6,600 people are hospitalized with Covid-19, of which close to a 1,000 are in a serious condition. The death toll has reached 2,675.