Covid-19 update : 256 test positive - highest daily count for Sri Lanka with 866 cases for the day

Friday, 23 October 2020 - 22:26

256 more tested positive for COVID- 19 there have been 39 from the Peliyagoda Fish market and 217 close contacts of the fish market and Minuwangoda Cluster.

Meanwhile 609 were tested positive for COVID- 19 previously in the day.

496 were from the Peliyagoda Fish market, 48 from Quarantine centres, 05 from the Galle Fisheries Harbour, 20 from the Beruwala fisheries harbour and 40 close contacts.

Currently 866 cases have been reported today including the the above which is the highest daily reported number surpassing the 709 reported in early October from the Brandix cluster.

The country total has now increased to 7153. 

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