Nine fresh Covid-19 cases from Minuwangoda cluster

Nine fresh Covid-19 cases from Minuwangoda cluster

October 8, 2020   10:01 pm

Nine more positive cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Sri Lanka today (08), the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said.

The latest positive cases include one employee of the Minuwangoda apparel factory and 8 close contacts of the virus-positive factory workers.

Accordingly, a total of 19 novel coronavirus infections have been confirmed so far within the day.

The number of Covid-19 patients reported from the cluster linked to the Minuwangoda apparel factory thereby moved up to 1,053.

As per statistics, the latest development has increased the total Covid1-9 infections confirmed in Sri Lanka to 4,478.

In the meantime, recoveries reported from the disease stand at 3,278 after four more patients returned to health earlier today.

Thereby, the number of active cases currently under medical care sits at 1,187.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories

Tune in at 6.55pm for Ada Derana main news bulletin on TV Derana

Tune in at 6.55pm for Ada Derana main news bulletin on TV Derana

TV Derana wins several top awards at 2022 Raigam Tele'es

Tunneling for irrigation project causing wells to dry up in several villages

Permission granted for anyone to sell goods on the roadside during festive season - Minister

Vegetable prices at Peliyagoda Manning Market rapidly decreasing

Sri Lanka must enter into a bi-partisan agreement - Senior economist Dr. Dunusinghe (English)

IGP summoned before Supreme Court (English)

Expert Committee to be appointed to assess development of sports sector (English)