Coronavirus update: 2,735 new COVID-19 cases identified Wednesday, total rises to 213,396

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,735 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Wednesday.

Among the positive cases identified Wednesday 2,716 are from the New Year COVID-19 cluster and 195 foreign arrivals currently in quarantine.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 8 pm Wednesday, a total of 213,396 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 31,059 infected patients are being treated at hospitals, while 180,427 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Sri Lanka today reported 67 deaths due to COVID-19 that occurred from May 17 to June 08 raising the total to 1,910.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 2,023,256 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 353,955 have received the second dose.


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