221 COVID-19 cases identified yesterday

2021-04-08 at 06:28

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 93,933 following the detection of 221 patients yesterday.

Among yesterday’s cases, 190 were identified as contacts of the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster.

Accordingly, the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster has increased to 89,032.

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

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 2,485 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities.

Yesterday, 209 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising recoveries to 90,917.

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