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* Coronavirus update: 343 new COVID-19 cases identified Thursday, total rises to 94,336
Fri, Apr 9, 2021, 12:58 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 08, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 343 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Thursday.

Among the positive cases identified Thursday are, 303 associates of the Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster, 09 associates of prison cluster and 34 foreign arrivals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 11:55 pm Thursday, a total of 94,336 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 2,699 infected patients are being treated at hospitals. Another 316 individuals are currently under investigations in hospitals.

Two deaths due to COVID-19 were reported on Thursday raising the total to 593 and 91,044 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Up to Thursday, a total of 924,758 individuals have been vaccinated.


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