The heath authorities have logged 30 deaths from the coronavirus in the 24 hours to Friday morning, taking the overall toll from the pandemic to 28,524.
The caseload rose by 9,052 to stand at 1,844,828, according to figures released by the Directorate General of Health Services.
As many 39,445 samples were tested across the labs in the country for a positivity rate of 22.95%.
Another 6,282 people recovered from the disease, taking the total recovery to 1,587,374.
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