Armenia confirmed 178 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the nationwide tally to 219,270, Report informs, citing the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health.

The death toll has reached 4,234 as nine more succumbed to the deadly pathogen. As many as 204,578 people have recovered from the disease. There are 9,419 active coronavirus patients in the country.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province and has spread to more than 200 countries and territories since then.