COVID 19 cases reach 4,628 - NOCPCO | Daily News

COVID 19 cases reach 4,628 - NOCPCO

The number of COVID 19 cases in the country has risen to 4,628, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said.

According to the NOCPCO, 105 new COVID-19 cases including two foreign nationals and two Sri Lankan seafarers were reported as of yesterday and of them, 101 were close associates of employees of the Minuwangoda garment factory and the other two were its employees.

The number of infected persons in the COVID 19 cluster of the Minuwangoda Garment Factory as of yesterday morning is 1,186.

Forty four people have arrived in Sri Lanka from Doha, Qatar on a QR 668 passenger flight yesterday morning and they were sent to the quarantine centres under the Tri-forces.

Ninety persons completed quarantine and returned home yesterday. As of yesterday, 50,726 persons have completed quarantine.

Also 10,224 persons are quarantined in 92 centres under the Tri-forces. About 4,754 PCR tests were carried out on Saturday. So far, 325,763 PCR tests have been conducted.