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COVID-19 cases found in almost every district


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Widespread COVID-19 cases have been reported from each district in the country yesterday and that more than 100 cases have been reported from Colombo, Gampaha and Kandy districts.

A total number of 724 COVID-19 patients have been detected in the country yesterday and the majority of 197 cases were reported from the Colombo District, while 110 cases from  Kandy and 106 from the Gampaha Districts.

In addition to these, 28 cases from Kalutara, 38 from Galle, 40 from Kurunegala, 27 from Matale, 24 from Kegalle, 31 from Ratnapura, 22 from Matara, 21 from Puttalam, 13 from Ampara, 12 from Hambantota, 15 from Mannar, 9 from Vavuniya, 7 from Nuwara Eliya, 7 from Polonnaruwa, 2 from Monaragala, 3 from Trincomalee, 4 each from Badulla and Jaffna and one each from Anuradhapura, Kilinochchi, Mullaithivu and Batticaloa districts.

Meanwhile, the total number of cases in the second wave of COVID-19 stands at 52,439 as of this morning. Among them 38,729 cases have been reported from the Western Province alone.

  Comments - 3

  • gammini Sunday, 24 January 2021 01:00 PM

    Sri Lanka was doing very well in controlling the virus, until the “Indian Connection” started this second wave.

    Eichmann Bernhard (Germany) Sunday, 24 January 2021 10:10 PM

    The statement is wrong. If the government had , then it wouldn't be so bad.

    Cheena Siri Sunday, 24 January 2021 10:50 PM

    Sri Lanka was doing very well in controlling the virus until they starting testing for it...

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