Coronavirus update: 1,883 new COVID-19 cases identified Thursday, total rises to 260,972

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 1,883 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Thursday.

Among the new cases reported today, 1,815 are from the New Year cluster and 68 are foreign arrivals currently in quarantine.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 8:45 pm Thursday, a total of 260,972 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 30,055 infected patients are being treated at hospitals, while 227,840 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 2,789,537 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 1,077,086 have received the second dose.

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