233 new COVID-19 infected persons recorded | Daily News

233 new COVID-19 infected persons recorded

Sri Lanka has recorded 233 new COVID-19 infected persons yesterday increasing the country’s infections tally to 18,938 while total infections from the dual clusters reached 14,801.

As confirmed by the health authorities, all the new cases are close contacts of the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters.

The total number of COVID positive cases detected from the country reached 18,308 and 5,655 of them are still under medical care.

Data showed that 12,587 of the confirmed patients have made complete recoveries from the virus.

According to the Epidemiology Unit, 5,655 active cases are still receiving medical treatment at selected hospitals across the island.

Meanwhile, the National Operations Centre for Prevention

of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOPCO) stated that the total number of COVID-19 positive cases reported from the Minuwangoda garment factory employees and Peliyagoda Fish Market cluster stands at 14,568.