772 new COVID-19 cases identified Thursday, total rises to 523,550

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 772 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Thursday.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 8:30 pm Thursday, a total of 523,550 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the inception of the pandemic. While 31,560 infected patients are currently under medical care at hospitals and homes, 478,761 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Sri Lanka Thursday reported 44 deaths within last 24 hours raising the total to 13,229.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 14,639,679 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 12,043,368 have received the second dose.

 

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