Health Ministry: Over 3,000 new virus cases diagnosed Sunday

The Health Ministry, in its evening update, says 3,046 new virus cases were diagnosed on Sunday, the highest in months, with 4.4 percent of tests returning positive.

Another 1,929 new cases have been recorded since midnight.

The number of active cases in the country stands at 26,275, with 463 in serious condition, 115 of them on ventilators. Another 184 are in moderate condition, with the rest showing mild or no symptoms.

The death toll stands at 3,111.

According to the ministry, 4.4% of tests returned positive on Sunday, when 69,000 were administered. That is higher than in recent weeks. Last week, the positivity rate hovered around 3%.