Coronavirus: Over 26,000 infections confirmed in Sri Lanka

Coronavirus: Over 26,000 infections confirmed in Sri Lanka

December 3, 2020   10:55 pm

-

With another uptick in Covid-19 figures observed today (03), total infections confirmed in Sri Lanka surpassed the 26,000 mark.

Department of Government Information confirmed that 277 more individuals linked to the Peliyagoda fish market cluster were tested positive for the virus. In addition, an individual who recently arrived in from Italy was also tested positive for the virus.

Thereby, the country has confirmed a total of 628 new infections so far within the day.

Following the new development, total infections registered by the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster have reached 22,488.

Sri Lanka has recorded 26,038 infections since the first positive case was reported in March this year.

The Epidemiology Unit’s data revealed that 6,877 active cases are still under medical care.

Meanwhile, total coronavirus recoveries reported in the country increased to 19,032 earlier today.

The country has also witnessed 129 fatalities due to the virus outbreak.

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