111 COVID-19 cases in the Kurunegala District

2020-10-22 at 16:03

A total of 111 COVID-19 patients have been detected from the Kurunegala District after the emergence of the Minuwangoda cluster.

The Office of the Regional Director of Health Services in Kurunegala said 16 new cases were identified today following the conduct of PCR tests.

A majority of the new cases are from the Kuliyapitiya Police area.

The Gampaha District is the worst-hit area following the emergence of the Minuwangoda COVID-19 cluster.

Kurunegala is the second-worst affected area by the cluster with 1,282 residents of the district directed to self-isolate as a precautionary measure.

A total of 2,558 cases are linked to the Minuwangoda cluster.