Armenia confirmed 2 383 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the nationwide case tally to 85 034, Report says, citing the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health.

The death toll reached 1,272 as a record number of patients (21) fell victims to the virus. So far, 53 257 people have recovered from the infection.

There are currently 28,548 active coronavirus patients in Armenia.

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