492 new cases yesterday; COVID cases up to 81,009
2021-02-24 at 00:23
Sri Lanka crossed 81,000 COVID-19 cases yesterday with the detection of 492 new patients.
477 individuals were identified from within the Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster while 15 positive cases were also identified from prisons.
Total infections in the country accordingly rose to 81,009.
732 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total recoveries to 75,842 during the past 24-hours.
4,714 persons are currently being treated for COVID-19 while 559 individuals suspected of having contracted the virus are under medical observation.