registered 138,045 deaths linked to the virus since its outbreak emerged in
February 2020, and has reported 6.57 million cases to date.
hospital with COVID-19 – not including those in intensive care – stood at
12,912 on Tuesday, up from 12,333 a day earlier.
153 new admissions to intensive care units, against 103 on Monday. The total
number of intensive care patients increased to 1,392 from a previous 1,351.
million tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the last day, compared with a
previous 445,321, the health ministry said.