One more death related to the coronavirus epidemic was recorded on Monday, bringing the overall death toll to 56. The increase in the number of infected persons appears to be slowing down, as only eight new cases were recorded yesterday for a nationwide total of 1,220.
The government also tweeted that 541 Covid-19 tests had been performed on Monday to bring the total number of tests to 35,946.
The situation in hospitals remains stable, with the number of hospitalised patients increasing by eight compared to Sunday to 103. This is still well below the late-March peak of nearly 120.
The number of intensive care cases was up by one to 35; the peak was 37 on 10 April. No Covid-19 patient was released from hospital yesterday.