According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 772 new COVID-19 cases were reported yesterday. Among the positive cases identified yesterday 742 are associates of the Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster and 30 are arrivals from overseas including 29 from Israel and one from the Maldives. 189 covid cases were reported from the Colombo district, 178 from Gampaha and 93 from the Kalutara districts have been reported.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report, a total of 60,694 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 7,838 infected patients are being treated at hospitals. Another 781 individuals are currently suspected of infection and hospitalized.
Sri Lanka reported two deaths yesterday raising the total to 290