COVID-19 infected cases within prisons increase to 531 | Daily News

COVID-19 infected cases within prisons increase to 531

The number of COVID-19 infected cases within the prisons increased to 531 by yesterday, Prisons Department sources said.

This includes 515 inmates and 16 officers, of which 131 inmates and six officers are females.

The highest number of cases is reported from the Welikada Prison which is 208.

In addition, the Bogambara prison reports 167 cases, Colombo Remand Prison 79 cases, Boossa prison 49 cases, Kuruwita prison 16 cases, eight cases from the Magazine prison, three cases from the Mahara prison and one case from the Matara prison.