Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster expands with 49 fresh cases

Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster expands with 49 fresh cases

October 16, 2020   07:16 pm

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The Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster has confirmed 49 more positive cases this evening (16), says the Commander of Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. 

Thirty-five of them have been identified as apparel factory workers and contacts who are in quarantine centers.

The remaining 14 are contacts of Covid-19 positive patients from the cluster, according to reports.

Sri Lanka registered 110 novel coronavirus infections so far within the day.

Thereby, the total number of Covid-19 cases reported from the Minuwangoda cluster has soared to 1,899.

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