1,025 covid cases have been detected from the western province yesterday. The overall covid cases detected from country was 1,923 yesterday, Therefore, the total infectious cases have been increased to 113, 676. The Colombo district recorded 529 infections, 6o from Piliyandala, 54 from Moratuwa, 47 from Boralesgamuwa and 35 each from Mulleriya and Pitakotte.
Meanwhile 15,316 cases were reported after the New year period. The death toll due to covid have been increased to 709. 77 Grama Niladari divisons in 13 districts have been isolated. 32 post office have also been closed due to covid,. The PCR tests in Peliyagoda fish market was conducted this morning.