Virus cases drop below 3,000; just 16 new infections in past 24 hours

Just 16 new coronavirus cases have been diagnosed in the past 24 hours and the number of active cases has dropped below 3,000, according to Health Ministry data.

The ministry says another person has died of the virus, bringing the toll to 278.

It says 2,946 are still sick with the virus. Fifty of them are in serious condition, 38 of whom are on ventilators. Another 42 are in moderate condition and the rest are showing mild symptoms.

It says 7,602 coronavirus tests were administered Monday.

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