Sri Lanka adds 221 fresh Covid-19 cases

Sri Lanka adds 221 fresh Covid-19 cases

November 27, 2020   10:27 pm

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Total count of Covid-19 cases registered by the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster reached 18,963, as more persons were tested positive for the virus. 

The Department of Government Information said 221 more fresh cases have been detected within the day.

All the new cases are close contacts of the Peliyagoda fish market cluster, reports confirmed.

With the new development, Sri Lanka has confirmed 22,500 novel coronavirus infections to date.

According to the Health Ministry’s data, 16,226 of the confirmed patients have made complete recoveries from the virus.

However, 6,175 active cases are still under medical care at selected hospitals and treatment centres across the country.

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