All the new cases were immediately put in quarantine right upon entry. They are now receiving COVID-19 treatment at local hospitals after their test results were confirmed positive for the SASR-CoV-2 virus.
Of the total number of patients, 1,570 are local infections and 1,202 are imported cases.
The same day, an additional 30 coronavirus patients were declared free from the virus, boosting the total recoveries in the nation to 2,475.
Among the country’s active patients, a total of 45 have since tested negative for the virus at least once, with many testing negative multiple times.
Over 40,390 people who came into close contact with COVID-19 patients or who arrived from pandemic-hit areas are currently in quarantine and must undergo medical monitoring across the country.
The Ministry of Health has also requested that provinces and cities organize their COVID-19 vaccination supplies from the COVAX Facility before May 5.
At present, the Ministry of Health has so far distributed 811,200 doses of the COVAX vaccine to localities in accordance with the Government Resolution 21 regarding the purchase and use of COVID-19 vaccines.
The country is now in the process of continuing to implement the COVID-19 vaccination scheme as planned, with more than 73,000 people already being vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.