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COVID-19 raises head in Colombo again

Over past 24-hours 56 cases in Battaramulla

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Colombo has recorded a sudden rise in Covid infections, after the numbers dropped over the past couple of weeks.

Officials said that 106 people infected with the virus have been detected in the Colombo District.

This includes 56 people found to be infected in Battaramulla.

The detection was made over a 24-hour period ending at 6am today.

Over tha past couple of weeks Colombo had recorded much less than 50 infections daily.

However, based on the latest data released by the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19, over 100 infections have been detected in the Colombo District from a total of 313 people who tested positive for the virus during this period. (Jamila Husein)

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  • Ranaweera Friday, 19 March 2021 09:48 AM

    The moment the numbers go down , our people , politicians lower the guard. This virus is here to stay for some time.

    Dee Friday, 19 March 2021 09:51 AM

    Please stop testing. The virus cases will definitely drop.

    NightOwl Friday, 19 March 2021 10:13 AM

    What is the % of detection as opposed to the number of test conducted. I dont' think there could be a significant difference


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