252 test positive; COVID-19 cases rise to 26,290

2020-12-04 at 18:45

The number of coronavirus cases recorded in the country increased to 26,290 today.

252 COVID-19 cases were detected today, all linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster.

406 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said recoveries accordingly increased to 19,438.

Accordingly, 6,723 active coronavirus patients are being treated at present at 56 hospitals and treatment centres across the country.

390 individuals suspected to have contracted the virus are also under observation.