669 COVID-19 cases identified yesterday

2021-01-20 at 06:01

669 new coronavirus cases were reported in the country yesterday increasing the number of infections to 54,419.

660 cases were linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster that rose past 50,000 to 50,561.

Among the cases were eight arrivals from the United Arab Emirates and one individual from Poland.

Coronavirus recoveries rose to 46,594 yesterday with 774 individuals recovering and discharged during the past 24 hours.

7,555 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at 64 facilities across the country, while 816 suspected COVID-19 cases also remain under medical observation at present.