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* Coronavirus update: 552 new COVID-19 cases identified Friday, total rises to 534,975
Fri, Oct 22, 2021, 10:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 22, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 552 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Friday.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 8:30 pm Friday, a total of 534,975 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the inception of the pandemic.

Delayed reported 563 cases from 08-10-2021 to 14-10-2021 were also added to the grand total after verification, the Epidemiology unit said.

While 18,661 infected patients are currently under medical care at hospitals and homes, 502,740 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Sri Lanka Friday reported 12 deaths within last 24 hours raising the total to 13,574.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 14,868,800 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 12,932,536 have received the second dose.

 

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