205 test positive for COVID-19 thus far today

2021-03-03 at 18:16

Another 205 COVID-19 cases have been detected today in the country, raising the number of confirmed infections to 84,075.

According to the Department of Government Information all new cases detected today are been identified as contacts of the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster.

Accordingly, the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster has increased to 79,914.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 3,155 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at 66 facilities across the country.

Earlier today, 417 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 80,437.

527 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.