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Over 3,000 COVID-19 cases reported from prisons

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported from the prison cluster has reached 3,087, the Department of Prisons stated.

The number of infected detainees reported yesterday (14) was 122. A COVID-19 positive case reported for the first time from the Vavuniya Prison yesterday (14).

Of the total, 783 cases are reported from the Welikada Prison. Of these, 614 are male inmates and 43 are prison officers.

Accordingly, 483 infected persons have been so far reported from the Mahara Prison, 739 from the Magazine Prison, 350 from Colombo Remand Prison, 416 from the Bogambara Prison, 158 from the Welikada Prison Hospital, 73 from the Boossa Prison, 46 from the Weerawila Prison and 32 from the Kuruwita Prison.