Jan 11, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 623 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Tuesday.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 7:30 pm Tuesday, a total of 593,072 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic. Delayed reported 321 cases from 15-12-2021 to 31-12-2021 have been added to the grand total after verification.
While 10,563 infected patients are currently under medical care at hospitals and homes, 567,360 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
Sri Lanka Tuesday reported 15 deaths raising the total to 15,149.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 16,020,257 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 13,862,165 have received the second dose. In addition, 4,373,968 have received the third booster dose.