The Ministry of Health has recorded 9 additional COVID related deaths, bringing the total number to 224. The persons were 3 elderly males, 3 elderly females and 1 middle-aged female with comorbidities. As well as 1 middle-aged male and 1 middle-aged female without comorbidities. In its daily press briefing, the Ministry also recorded 348 new cases. This brings the total number of active cases to 4078. There are currently 335 patients in the hospital, 48 of which are in HDU and 15 in ICU.