SL confirms record 1,923 COVID cases yesterday

Release time:2021-05-04 Publisher:Lanka Voice

1,923 new COVID-19 cases were detected yesterday in the country, as Sri Lanka renewed the highest single-day record for the seventh consecutive day.
Accordingly, the number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 113,676. Among yesterday’s cases 1,913 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
10 persons who arrived in the country recently from overseas also tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 14,758 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 967 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 98,209.
834 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.

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