Coronavirus update: 1939 new COVID-19 cases identified Wednesday, total rises to 117,529

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 1,939 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Wednesday.

Among the positive cases identified Wednesday are, 1897 associates of the New Year COVID-19 cluster and 42 foreign arrivals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 9:30 pm Wednesday, a total of 117,529 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 16,734 infected patients are being treated at hospitals.

Sri Lanka confirmed 11 deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday raising the total to 720 and 100,075 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 928,107 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and out of them 140,721 have received the second dose.





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