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* Coronavirus update: 580 new COVID-19 cases identified Saturday, total rises to 591,231
Sun, Jan 9, 2022, 12:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 08, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 580 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Saturday.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 7:30 pm Saturday, a total of 591,231 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.

While 9,183 infected patients are currently under medical care at hospitals and homes, 566,936 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Sri Lanka Saturday reported 13 deaths raising the total to 15,112.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 16,003,686 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 13,856,165 have received the second dose. In addition, 4,276,400 have received the third booster dose.


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