Colombo, June 18 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 233,000 mark as another 2.361 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (17).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 233,064 with 35,256 active cases registered across the island and as many as 195,434 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
Sri Lanka also registered 51 more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday. The Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The victims have succumbed to the virus infection on Wednesday (June 16).
Accordingly, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 2,425 as of now.
Breakdown of Covid-19 cases identified on 16th June, 2021.