A total of 112 new positive cases have been recorded for the country as of 12pm yesterday.

The Health Minister Dr. Culwick Togamana gave the update during his daily COVID-19 situation report on the national broadcaster, SIBC.

The cumulative total cases of positive COVID-19 in the country since the outbreak now stands at 7,049.

Of the 112 cases, 67 are new cases of which 21 are reported in Malaita, 16 in Central, 8 in Choiseul, 4 in Honiara, 3 in West, 13 in Makira and 2 in Guadalcanal.

The remaining 45 cases are reported outside of the reporting period, of which 22 are in Central, 6 in Malaita and 17 in Guadalcanal.

3 deaths have also been added, brining the total deaths due to COVID-19 for the country to 99.