Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 caseload jumps to 119,424

2021-05-07 at 04:38

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 119,424 following the detection of 1,895 patients yesterday.

Among yesterday’s cases 1,851 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.

44 persons who arrived in the country recently from overseas also tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17,805 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.

Yesterday, 810 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 100,885.

1,052 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.