Health Ministry reports 1,211 new infections, 11 more coronavirus deaths over the weekend

The Health Ministry reports 1,017 new coronavirus cases were recorded yesterday and 194 so far today, bringing the number of infections since the pandemic began to 827,199.

The death toll stands at 6,082, with 10 fatalities yesterday and one since midnight.

The number of active cases further falls to 18,873, with 549 people in serious condition, including 199 on ventilators.

The ministry says 57,914 coronavirus tests were performed yesterday, with 1.8% coming back positive.