Coronavirus case tally in Sri Lanka nearing 19,000

2020-11-20 at 07:37

The number of coronavirus case recorded in the country rose to 18,841 following the detection of 439 cases yesterday.

437 individuals were linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster which accordingly rose to 15,330 while two individuals were identified as two Indian seafarers.

316 individuals were discharged yesterday increasing coronavirus recoveries to 12,903.

5,867 active coronavirus cases continue to obtain treatment at 55 hospitals in the country.

580 individuals suspected to have contracted the coronavirus are under observation at present.

The death toll in the country is currently at 73.