Dec 02, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 878 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Wednesday.
All the positive cases identified Wednesday are close contacts of the infected from Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 10:30 pm Wednesday, a total of 25,410 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 6,982 patients are being treated at hospitals. Another 467 individuals are currently under investigations in hospitals.
Sri Lanka reported 124 deaths and 18,304 patients including the Chinese tourist, who was the first COVID-19 case detected in the country in January, have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
A total of 848,814 PCR tests have been conducted to detect Covid-19 infected persons from February 18 to December 01, according to the Health Promotion Bureau.