The Ministry of Health has confirmed 637 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after testing 4,275 samples in the last 24 hours.
This now raises the number of infections in the country to 14,805.
In a statement on Tuesday, Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rashid Aman said 499 more patients have been declared cured. Out of this 406 were in home-based care programme and 93 were in hospitals.
This now brings the number of recoveries recorded in the country to 6757.
On a sad note, 10 more patients have succumbed to Covid-19 raising the death toll to 260.