The health ministry has said 16 new cases of coronavirus have been registered, less than a week after 24 cases were detected.

According to the ministry the country COVID-19 cases now stand at 3,857 after 12 males and four females tested positive. They’re aged between 14 to 67 years.

According to the health ministry, while three of the new cases are epi-linked to recently confirmed cases, the remaining 13 sought to be tested on account of being intending travellers who needed a test certificate.