Coronavirus update: 2,728 new COVID-19 cases identified Tuesday, total rises to 169,900

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,728 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Tuesday.

Among the positive cases identified Tuesday are, 2,706 persons from the New Year COVID-19 cluster and 22 foreign arrivals currently in quarantine.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 10:30 pm Tuesday, a total of 169,900 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 27,482 infected patients are being treated at hospitals, while 141,175 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 1,456.485 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 340,928 have received the second dose.

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