Covid-19: Situation report
A total of 669 COVID-19 cases were reported yesterday (19), the Department of Government Information said.
Among the infected are 660 close contacts of COVID-19 patients reported from the Peliyagoda cluster and nine persons reported from repatriated persons.
The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka rose to 50,561 yesterday, according to the Epidemiology Unit.
According to the Unit, 7,552 COVID-19 patients are currently receiving treatment. A total of 46,594 persons have been discharged after making a full recovery.
Three COVID-19 related deaths were reported yesterday, increasing Sri Lanka's COVID-19 death toll to 273.