Covid-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka move past 21,000 mark
November 25, 2020 06:32 pm
With another uptick in Covid-19 figures observed this evening (20), total infections confirmed in Sri Lanka surpassed the grim milestone of 21,000.
Department of Government Information confirmed that 294 more individuals linked to the Peliyagoda fish market cluster were tested positive for the virus.
Following the new development, total infections registered by the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster have reached 17,730.
Sri Lanka has recorded 21,261 infections since the first positive case was reported in March this year.
The Epidemiology Unit’s data revealed that 5,720 active cases are still under medical care.
Meanwhile, total coronavirus recoveries reported in the country increased to 15,447 earlier today.
The country has also witnessed 94 casualties due to the virus outbreak.