Dec 04, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 740 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Saturday.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 8:30 pm Saturday, a total of 566,936 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.
While 10,486 infected patients are currently under medical care at hospitals and homes, 541,536 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
Sri Lanka Saturday reported 21 deaths raising the total to 14,440.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 15,937,680 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 13,759,832 have received the second dose. In addition, 852,261 have received the third booster dose.