Sri Lanka registers 2,518 COVID cases on Tuesday
Posted on May 18th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reported that 784 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka on Sunday (May 18), as the daily count of new cases moved to 2,518.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 147,720.

According to the Government Information Department, 2,478 of the new cases reported today are associated with the New Year coronavirus cluster. The remaining 40 were identified as arrivals from foreign countries.

As many as 121,145 recoveries and 1,015 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Epidemiology Unit’s data showed that 25,560 active cases are currently under medical care.

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