(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 1,137 new COVID-19 infections were reported so far on Tuesday and five of them are foreign returnees.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 7 pm Tuesday, a total of 612,322 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.
While 18,000 infected patients are currently under medical care at hospitals and homes, 578,849 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
Sri Lanka Tuesday reported 32 deaths raising the total to 15,473.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 16,677,234 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 13,930,315 have received the second dose. In addition, 5,261,005 have received the third booster dose.