Daily count of new Covid-19 cases climbs to 3,627

The Ministry of Health reports that another 854 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, increasing today’s tally of new cases confirmed to 3,627.

This includes 846 new cases associated with the ‘New Year Covid-19 cluster’ and 08 returnees from abroad.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases identified in the country thus far to 447,757.

Over 60,000 infected patients are currently undergoing treatment at hospitals, treatment centers and home-based care while total recoveries have risen to 378,168.  – ada derana

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