The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 2,823,210 after
1,485 additional infections were logged on Friday.
There were also 1,393 recoveries and 277 deaths.
Of the total number of cases, 0.8 percent (23,200)are active, 97.5 percent (2,753,312) have recovered, and 1.65 percent (46,698) have died.
Twenty-eight duplicates were removed from the total case count. Of these, 24 are recoveries and 1 is a death.
Moreover, 230 cases that were previously tagged as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation.
All laboratories were operational on November 17, 2021 while 1 lab was not able to submit its data to the Covid-19 Document Repository System.
Based on data in the last 14 days, the 1 non-reporting lab contributes, on average, 0.6 percent of samples tested and 0.3 percent of positive individuals.