COVID-19 cases increase to 7,784

2020-10-25 at 18:56

Another 263 individuals have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The Department of Government Information said 227 contacts of cases from the Peliyagoda fish market and 36 individuals from quarantine centres tested positive for the virus today.

Accordingly total infections increase to 7,784, while the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster rises to 4,313.

Meanwhile 89 COVID-19 patients were discharged during the past 24 hours increasing total recoveries to 3,803.

The Ministry of Health said 3,966 patients including 11 foreign nationals are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at 31 facilities across the country.

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