Nine fresh Covid-19 cases from Minuwangoda cluster
October 8, 2020 10:01 pm
Nine more positive cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Sri Lanka today (08), the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said.
The latest positive cases include one employee of the Minuwangoda apparel factory and 8 close contacts of the virus-positive factory workers.
Accordingly, a total of 19 novel coronavirus infections have been confirmed so far within the day.
The number of Covid-19 patients reported from the cluster linked to the Minuwangoda apparel factory thereby moved up to 1,053.
As per statistics, the latest development has increased the total Covid1-9 infections confirmed in Sri Lanka to 4,478.
In the meantime, recoveries reported from the disease stand at 3,278 after four more patients returned to health earlier today.
Thereby, the number of active cases currently under medical care sits at 1,187.