Rise in COVID recoveries, 4,712 under medical care
The number of coronavirus recoveries of the country has increased to 9,537 with 657 recoveries reported yesterday, Health Ministry Epidemiology Unit stated.
Accordingly, the country’s confirmed COVID-19 positive cases stands at 14,590 and 4,712 of them are still under medical care.
The National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) yesterday stated that the total number of COVID-19 positive cases reported from Minuwangoda garment factory stands at 10,807. Of them, 1,041 are factory employees, 1,007 persons from Peliyagoda Fish Market and other 8,759 are locally-identified contacts of those garment factory-infected employees and the Fish Market.
Within the day (10), 38 quarantined individuals after PCR tests left for their homes. Of them, 35 persons are from Navy Buwaneka QC, 1 person from Citrus Hotel QC–Waskaduwa and 2 persons from Hotel Blue Water QC.
To-date, 64,075 individuals have left for homes after quarantining. As of yesterday morning (10), 2,362 persons in 27 tri service-managed QCs are still in quarantine.Within yesterday (9), 7,986 PCR tests were carried out across the country and the total PCR tests conducted so far stands at 610,836.