Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster expands with 49 fresh cases
October 16, 2020 07:16 pm
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.