586 COVID19 cases yesterday: 209 recorded from Colombo alone

2020-10-30 at 09:43

The National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak says a total of 728 persons linked to the Divulapitiya – Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster, have recovered and been discharged from medical care thus far.

As of yesterday a total of 6,313 infections have been recorded from the cluster, while the number of cases identified yesterday alone stood at 586, with a majority of 209 infections recorded from Colombo.

Meanwhile 199 positive cases were identified from the Gampaha district, 46 from Jaffna, four from Badulla, two each from the Ratnapura, Nuwara Eliya and Galle districts and one each from the Monaragala, Hambantota and Kegalle districts as well.

Moreover four arrivals from overseas and 115 persons housed at quarantine facilities, were also tested positive for the virus yesterday.