It’s worth noting that daily infection rates have remained mostly high throughout the lockdown.
A noticeable drop in new cases, similar to that seen on Friday, was observed between Jan. 16-18, from 5,872 to 3,654 cases, then to 3,144 on Jan. 18th.
However, cases surged again significantly the following day, hitting 4,359 before continuing to rise gradually over the following days.
On Thursday, the Health Ministry recorded 4,594 COVID-19 cases and 67 fatalities.
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