Colombo, August 6 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 321,000 mark as another 2,669 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (5).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 321,429 with 30,337 active cases registered across the island and as many as 286,365 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
Sri Lanka also registered 94 more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The victims have succumbed to the virus infection on Wednesday (4).
This is currently the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in a single day. The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 4,821 as of now.