Sri Lanka confirmed 865 Covid-19 cases today; highest daily record so far

Sri Lanka confirmed 865 Covid-19 cases today; highest daily record so far

October 23, 2020   10:43 pm

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Sri Lanka recorded the highest daily count of Covid-19 cases today (23) as 256 more persons were tested positive for the virus.

Reports revealed that 39 of these fresh cases are connected to the Peliyagoda Fish Market and the remaining 217 are contacts of Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters.

Thereby, positive cases reported from the two clusters escalated to 3,682.

A total of 865 infections have been registered so far within the day, according to the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

The country saw the second-highest daily total on the 6th of October, with 739 infections from the Minuwangoda cluster.

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