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323 COVID-19 positive cases reported

323 COVID-19 positive cases reported today, stated the Department of Government Information.

Accordingly, the total count from clusters rises to 19,773.


Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda COVID-19 clusters increase to 19,773

Ishara Mudugamuwa

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases reported from Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters increased to 19,773 with 323 new cases reported this evening, the Government Information Department stated.

Issuing a media statement by the Director General of Information Nalaka Kaluwewa stated that the total count from the dual clusters currently stands at 19,773 with 323 more individuals linked to those clusters having tested positive for the virus.

The total number of infections confirmed in the country also surpassed the 23,000 mark today.

Accordingly, the country has recorded 23,321 infections since the first positive case was reported in March this year.

According to the statistics of the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 6,200 COVID-19 infected patients are still under medical care.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus recoveries reported in the country increased to 17,002 earlier today.

The country has also witnessed 109 fatalities due to the virus outbreak.

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