Nearly 5,000 infected with Coronavirus in Colombo since October
Posted on November 13th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News

The Colombo district has been the most affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Sri Lanka.

The total number of infected people reported from the Colombo district since October 4 has increased to 4,640.

More than 3,600 have been reported from the Colombo Municipal Council area.

Modera, Mattakkuliya, Maligawatta, Mahawatta and Jampettah Street have been identified as extremely high risk areas in Colombo.

The number of infected persons identified in those areas alone has exceeded one thousand while the number of infected persons reported from Jinthupitiya area is around 800.

In addition, a significant number of cases have been reported from Borella, Dematagoda, Wellawatte and Kirulapone areas.

Despite the high risk situation, the public continues to ignore health regulations.

During PCR tests more than five percent of infected persons have been identified in the city of Colombo.

Meanwhile, an infected person has been identified from a five star hotel in Colpetty. The hotel management said in a statement that it had temporarily closed the fitness center after a member of the fitness center was identified with coronavirus infection yesterday.

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