Over 150 covid 19 cases have been recorded from the Kurunegala district yesterday. The number of covid 19 cases confirmed in the country increased to 98,050 yesterday following the detection of 578 patients. 171 cases were reported from the Kurunegla district of whom 100 were from Ganewala and 59 from Kuliyapitiya. 51 cases have been identified from the Puttalam dstrict while 43 each from Colombo and Gampaha districts and 42 from the Kalutara district..
Meanwhile health sector informed that another cluster from the Gampaha Divulapitiya is being reported. Accordingly 44 persons have been infected the virus in Mellagedera area in Divulapitiya. Information have also been revealed that they have engaged in a trip in Aluth Nuwara area. 162 persons have been directed for PCR tests and five covid deaths were reported yesterday.
It has also been reported 11 police officials in Jaffna have been infected the virus and 21 from the northern province has also been reported yesterday.