Covid-19: 171 new infections identified

Covid-19: 171 new infections identified

November 24, 2020   09:50 pm

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Fresh COVID-19 positive cases were identified in Sri Lanka as the total number of cases reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters reached 17,436.

The Department of Government Information said 171 more persons were tested positive for the virus. 

All the new cases are close contacts of the Peliyagoda Fish Market cluster, reports confirmed.

With the new development, Sri Lanka has confirmed 20,966 novel coronavirus infections to date.

According to the Health Ministry’s data, 14,462 of the confirmed patients have made complete recoveries from the virus.

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