843 COVID-19 cases identified yesterday

2021-01-25 at 06:29

The number of coronavirus cases reported in the country surpassed 58,000 yesterday with the confirmation of 843 new patients.

The Government Information Department said 841 persons were linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster while two overseas arrivals from Switzerland were also confirmed to have contracted the virus.

Accordingly, the number of infections in the country rose to 58,430.

423 persons were discharged yesterday after recovering from the virus, raising the number of recoveries to 49,684.

Accordingly, 8,463 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus.

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