Coronavirus update: 2,856 new COVID-19 cases identified Thursday, total rises to 477,636

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,856 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Thursday.

All the new infections confirmed today are from the New Year cluster.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 10:30 pm Thursday, a total of 477,636 COVID-19 cases have been reported 58,656 infected patients under medical care at hospitals and homes, while 408,116 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Sri Lanka Thursday reported 175 deaths within last 24 hours raising the total to 10,864.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 13,128,756 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 9,994,589 have received the second dose.

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