The Ministry of Health says that another 1,851 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus yesterday. This increases the total COVID-19 cases count in Sri Lanka to 119,424 while total recoveries stand at 100,885. All new cases are associated with the New Year COVID-19 Cluster. 17,805 patients infected with the virus are currently under medical care.
Meanwhile, The Director General of Health Services confirmed eleven more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, as Sri Lanka’s death toll rose to 745.