Coronavirus update: 2,436 new COVID-19 cases identified Wednesday, total exceeds 230,000

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,436 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Wednesday.

Among the positive cases identified Wednesday 2,419 are from the New Year COVID-19 cluster and 17 foreign arrivals currently in quarantine.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 8:45 pm Wednesday, a total of 230,692 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 34,232 infected patients are being treated at hospitals, while 194,145 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 2,350,564 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 677,353 have received the second dose.

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