With another uptick in Covid-19 figures observed this evening (20), total infections confirmed in Sri Lanka surpassed the grim milestone of 21,000. Department of Government Information confirmed that 294 more individuals linked to the Peliyagoda fish market cluster were tested positive for the virus. Following the new development, total infections registered by the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster have reached 17,730. Sri Lanka has recorded 21,261 infections since the first positive case was reported in March this year. Meanwhile, total coronavirus recoveries reported in the country increased to 15,447 earlier today.
Source: The Nation November 25, 2020 15:01 UTC