Daily COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka hit 2,275
Posted on May 16th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reported that 543 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka on Sunday (May 16), as the daily count of new cases moved to 2,275.

According to the Government Information Department, 2,212 of the new cases reported today are associated with the New Year coronavirus cluster. The remaining 63 were identified as arrivals from foreign countries.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 142,746.

As many as 118,322 recoveries and 962 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Epidemiology Unit’s data showed that 23,462 active cases are currently under medical care.

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