Azerbaijan has recorded 1,617 new coronavirus cases over the past day, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told Report.

Meanwhile, 1,979 people recovered from the infection, and 22 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen.

Overall, the country has reported 584,121 cases of infection, 549,333 recoveries, and 7,789 deaths since the onset of the pandemic. At present, 26,999 people are receiving treatment.

Azerbaijan has conducted 5,509,701 COVID-19 tests over the past period, including 11,982 today.