52 died of COVID since this morning; another 5,399 cases recorded since midnight

The Health Ministry says another 5,399 coronavirus cases have been diagnosed since midnight, bringing the number of active cases to 75,408.

The ministry says a record 9,665 infections were recorded on Monday, with 7.6% of tests returning positive.

According to the ministry, 1,027 are in serious condition, 269 of them on ventilators.

The death toll since the start of the pandemic stands at 3,756, an increase of 52 fatalities since this morning.