Colombo, November 4 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 10,000 mark today as 314 new cases have been detected within the day (30).
The total number of confirmed cases stands at 12,018 with 6,097 active cases across the island according to the Health Promotion Bureau. 5,858 cases have recovered so far with 23 deaths reported.
Sri Lanka witnessed the highest daily count of Covid-19 cases on the 23rd of October with a record total of 866 fresh positive cases. The second-highest was recorded on the 6th of October with 739 infections.
The Health Ministry expects that the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda coronavirus clusters will require at least another month to be contained, the Daily Mirror reported.
During a meeting held today, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed that the country cannot be kept under a lockdown until a cure is found for Covid-19.
People should adhere to health guidelines and prepare to continue their day-to-day lives said the President.