Records tumble as 2,386 COVID cases confirmed

2021-05-16 at 04:17

Sri Lanka hit another grim COVID-19 milestone confirming more than 140,000 coronavirus cases.

2,386 COVID-19 cases were confirmed yesterday increasing infections to 140,471.

Accordingly, 2,371 persons were identified from the New Year COVID-19 cluster.

15 persons who arrived in the island from overseas also contracted the virus.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 22,310 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus.

1,352 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged yesterday raising recoveries to 117,220.

1,182 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.