1,540 COVID cases detected yesterday in SL

Release time:2021-07-15 Publisher:Lanka Voice

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 279,059 following the detection of 1,540 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases 1,453 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
87 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 22,471 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 22,471 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 253,014.
1,058 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, 37 COVID-19 related fatalities were confirmed yesterday, increasing the country’s death toll to 3,611.

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