The number of COVID-19 cases in Azerbaijan over the past day has risen by 257, reaching 5,246, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC.

“As many as 202 people were discharged from hospitals in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 3,327. Three coronavirus patients died in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 61. Treatment of 1,858 others is underway in the specialized hospitals. 58 of the infected are in a severe and 68 in a moderate-to-severe condition, while the health of others is stable,” the Task Force said.

“A total of 294,264 tests have been carried out in the country so far,” the Task Force added.