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    Post by The Invisible Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:20 am

    543,252 new cases world wide higher than previous day.

    11,713 more deaths the highest reported so far per day !

    USA (175,047), India (44,276) & Brazil (33,445) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (2,187), Italy (853) & Brazil (638) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours. USA has reported the highest death count in a single day !
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    Post by The Invisible Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:25 pm

    458 new COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka; total cases rise to 20,967

    ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan health officials identified 458 new COVID-19 patients over a 24-hour period that ended at 6am today (25), the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPOC) said.

    All newly identified patients belong to the local clusters.

    According to NOCPOC, the cases break down as follows: 259 from Colombo, 78 from Kalutara, 23 from Gampaha, 16 from Kandy, four each from Nuwara Eliya and Galle, one each from Jaffna, Matara, Ratnapura and Anuradhapura. Other cases reported were 19 from Sri Lanka Police, 17 from the Special Task Force (STF) and 24 from the prisons. A further 10 cases were from the community whose origin could not be confirmed.

    NOCPOC reports show that the majority of the cases identified within the past 24 hours from the Colombo districts are from the Colombo Municipal Council area.

    With the new cases, Sri Lanka’s total patient count has increased to 20,967, with 5,911 active cases and 601 under investigation in hospitals.

    The task force said health authorities are conducting tests in Atalugama and Bandaragama areas using the rapid antigen test kits. Authorities are targeting 500 tests in Atalugama, officials said.

    Sri Lanka health authorities imported 200,000 rapid antigen kits in early November. Officials said the kits will be used to identify patients in Board of Investment (BOI) companies in the Katunayake export processing zone.

    However, due to the rapid increase in the number of patients, NOCPOC some of the kits will be used to identify patients in Atalugama as well, an area that has been identified as a mini cluster.

    NOCPCOC further reported that within the last 24 hours health officials had identified 10 positive cases from Demal Waththa and Grandpass areas in Colombo district using the rapid antigen test.

    Meanwhile, the Cinnamon Life construction project by John Keells Holdings in Colombo 02 has been locked down with 43 positive cases being found at the construction site.

    In another development, officials at the Welikada prison issuing a statement said the former Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekara has also tested positive for the virus and has been directed to treatment.

    The new police cases bring the count of total COVID-19 positive police officers to 1,059. This includes 256 STF officers, 64 Crime Branch officers, 90 officers from Borella station, 24 from Grand pass station, 122 from Fort station and 10 from Dam Street station. Total COVID-19 positive prisoners increased to 708.

    The district-level breakdown of total cases from the new clusters are as follows:

    Colombo: 7,467, Gampaha: 6,065, Kalutara: 748, Kurunegala: 280, Kandy: 346, Galle: 202, Kegalle: 141, Ratnapura: 142, Puttalam: 79, Batticaloa: 72, Nuwara Eliya: 88, Badulla: 42, Anuradhapura: 57, Matale: 32, Jaffna: 19, Matara: 31, Ampara: 21, Hambantota: 21, Polonnaruwa: six, Monaragala: nine, Vavuniya: 14, Trincomalee: 13, Mannar: 10, Kilinochchi: four and Mullaitivi: one.

    Currently patients are undergoing treatment at 37 government hospitals and 18 intermediate hospitals administered by Sri Lanka’s military.

    As at 6am today, 465 patients returned home upon recovery, bringing total recoveries in Sri Lanka to 14,962.

    The number of patients reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters has increased to 17,432, with the new positive cases identified. (Minuwangoda cluster is now at a total of 3,059, with 1,041 employees of the apparel factory and 2,018 close contacts)

    A total of 11,156 patients from the two clusters have recovered by November 25, NOCPOC said.

    The task force further said four of the COVID-19 related deaths are contacts of the Minuwangoda cluster while 49 deaths are contacts of Peliyagoda fish market cluster.

    NOCPOC reports showed that after the first positive case of the Peliyagoda cluster was discovered by health authorities on October 21, it increased to 14,373 as of today.

    The total Covid 19 positive patients found from returnees to the country is 1,569.

    The number of people in quarantine in 45 centres run by the armed forces is 4,797.

    By this morning, 197 returnees arrived in Colombo: 92 from India, 53 from the Maldives, 50 from Dubai and two from Doha, Qatar, NOCPOC said, adding that all returnees will be directed to military-run quarantine centres.

    A total of 765,505 PCR tests have been conducted in the island so far, with 7,467 tests carried out yesterday, NOCPOC reports said, adding that the results of some PCR tests are still pending.

    Total COVID-19 deaths in the country increased to 94 with four new deaths reported yesterday. Sri Lanka recorded 81 deaths in October and November after the new cluster from Minuwangoda was identified on October 04.

    A 74-year-old male from Ginigathhena died while undergoing treatment at the ICU at the Ragama hospital on November 22. The patient was transferred from the prison hospital and officials said dysentery due to COVID-19 and organ failure was the cause of death. A 54-year-old male from Siyambalape South died while undergoing treatment at the Colombo General Hospital. The death occurred on November 22 and the cause of death was cited as kidney disease with COVID-19. A 73-year-old female from Colombo 15 died on November 24 while undergoing treatment at the Homagama hospital. The patient had been transferred from the Colombo General Hospital after testing positive for the virus. The cause of death was a stroke with pneumonia due to COVID-19. A 42-year-old male died while undergoing treatment at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH). The patient had been transferred from the Panadura hospital and, according to officials, was suffering from a liver infection and his condition worsened due to COVID-19. Cerebral edema (brain swelling) was mentioned as the cause of death.

    NOCPOC said some 30,000 people who are close contacts of COVID-19 positive patients are in self-quarantine.

    Meanwhile, Bamunuella, Bogahawatte, Kirimanthuduwa, Korawela, Atalugama-west, Galgahamandiya Grama Sevaka divisions in the Bandaragama police area in the Kalutara district, the Arachchikade police station in Chilaw, Abulugothanna and Talabugahawathta in Akurana have been isolated until further notice. A labour housing scheme on Wattala Church Road has also been isolated due to 35 positive cases being found there.

    Eighteen police areas in Colombo and Gampaha districts remain under lockdown until further notice.

    Gampaha district
    Peliyagaoda, Wattala, Ragama, Negombo, Kelaniya.

    Colombo district
    Woulfendal, Keselwatte, Maligawatte, Fore Shore, Mutwal, Kotahena, Mattakkuliya, Bluemandal, Grandpass, Dematagoda, Maradana, Pettah and Dam street.

    Grama Seveak Areas – Wanathamulla, Wekanda

    Kalutara district
    Grama Sevaka Areas – Atalugama East, Atalugama West, Korawala, Epitamulla, Galgemandiya, Bogahawatta, Bamunumulla Muslim Division, Bamunumulla, Kirimanthuduwa (Colombo/Nov 25/2020)
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    Post by The Invisible Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:26 pm

    Sri Lankans will get vaccinated against Covid when WHO approves – Pavithra

    ECONOMYNEXT-Sri Lankans will get the vaccination against Covid 19 as soon as the World Health Organisation-approved vaccine is made available, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi told Parliament today November 25.

    She said her Ministry has begun the process of implementing a vaccination program against the Covid 19 virus.

    The minister said that Sri Lanka has already entered the COVAX program and GAVI vaccine alliance which are working for a vaccine for COVID-19 with the technical help of the WHO.

    “In obtaining the vaccine, we should give attention to the fact that vaccine trials are in the third clinical stage and nobody knows when approval will be given to produce the vaccines,” she said.

    She also added that when a vaccine is created Sri Lanka will be able to obtain it for 20pct of the population in the country in the first stage, which amounts to 4.2 million Sri Lankans.

    Wanniarachchi said that the Health Ministry has already put in place the operational structure to implement vaccination after a vaccine is released.

    “We have established a National Coordinating Committee for the COVID-19 vaccine and under which 3 technical sub-committees have being appointed,” the minister said.

    According to the minister, the three sub-committees will identify and prioritize target groups for vaccination, maintain the supply chain and manage cost and implementation.

    Last week Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa urged the government to make arrangements to make COVID-19 vaccines from organisations such as Pfizer and Moderna available to Sri Lankans.

    In Parliament in reply to Premadasa, government Member of Parliament Vasudeva Nanayakkara said that the government believes Sri Lanka does not need the vaccine at present and that it will be obtained if and when necessary. (Colombo/Nov25/2020)
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    Post by The Invisible Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:56 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    60,720,501

    Deaths:
    1,426,834

    Recovered:
    42,031,578
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    Post by The Invisible Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:01 am

    609,207 new cases world wide higher than previous day.

    12,007 more deaths the highest reported so far per day and surpass 12,000 mark for the first time in the history !

    USA (180,903), Brazil (45,449) & India (44,699) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (2,302), Mexico (813) & Italy (722) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours. USA has reported the highest death count in a single day !
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    Post by The Invisible Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:24 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    61,308,116

    Deaths:
    1,437,835

    Recovered:
    42,395,359
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    Post by The Invisible Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:28 am

    541,200 new cases world wide lower than previous day.

    10,957 more deaths lower than previous day .

    USA (108,063), India (43,174) & Brazil (37,672) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (1,306), Mexico (858) & Italy (822) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours. USA has reported the highest death count in a single day !
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    Post by The Invisible Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:32 am

    502 new COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka; total cases rise to 21,469

    ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan health officials identified 502 new COVID-19 patients over a 24-hour period that ended at 6am today (26), the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPOC) said.

    All newly identified patients belong to the local clusters.

    According to NOCPOC, the local cases break down as follows: 262 from Colombo, 90 from Gampaha, 46 from Kalutara, 15 from Puttalam, eight from Nuwara Eliya, seven from Kagalle, six from Badulla, five from Kilinochchi, three from Ratnapura and one each from Galle, Matara and Kurunegala. A further 55 cases were from the community whose origin could not be confirmed.

    NOCPOC reports show the majority of cases identified during the past 24 hours from the Colombo district are from Colombo Municipal Council area.

    With the new cases, Sri Lanka’s total patient count has increased to 21,469, with 5,926 active cases and 577 under investigation in hospitals.

    NOCPOC said health authorities have started rapid antigen tests in Atalugama, Banadaragama.

    Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi told parliament yesterday that over 4,000 rapid antigen tests have been carried out island wide over the past few days to identify new COVID-19 patients in all districts.

    Sri Lanka health authorities imported 200,000 rapid antigen kits in early November. Officials said the kits will be used to identify patients in Board of Investment (BOI) companies in the Katunayake export processing zone.

    Meanwhile, the Cinnamon Life construction project by John Keells Holdings in Colombo 02 was locked down yesterday with 47 positive cases being found at the construction site. Officials said of the 47 patients 41 are Indian nationals.

    The new police cases bring the count of total COVID-19 positive police officers to 1,500 including 256 STF officers, 64 Crime Branch officers, 90 officers from Borella station, 24 from Grand pass station, 122 from Fort station and 10 from Dam Street station. Total COVID-19 positive prisoners increased to 708.

    Police said the Police Field Force headquarters will be isolated for the next 14 days with immediate effect after identifying COVID-19 positive officers from the premises.

    The district-level breakdown of total cases from the new clusters are as follows: Colombo: 7,729, Gampaha: 6,155, Kalutara:794, Kurunegala:281, Kandy: 346, Galle: 203, Kegalle:141, Ratnapura:145, Puttalam:94, Batticoloa:72, NuwaraEliya:96, Badulla:48, Anuradhapura:57, Matale:32, Jaffna:19, Matara:32, Ampara:21, Hambanthota 21, Polonnaruwa 06, Moneragala: nine, Vavunia:14, Trincomalee:13, Mannar:10, Kilinochchi:nine and Mullaitivi:one.

    Currently 2,467 patients are undergoing treatment at 38 government hospitals and 3,250 patients in 19 intermediate COVID-19 centres administered by the tri-forces.

    As at 6am today, 485 Sri Lankan patients returned home upon recovery, bringing total recoveries in Sri Lanka to 15,447.

    The number of patients reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters has increased to 17,934, with the new positive cases identified. (Minuwangoda cluster is at a total of 3,059, with 1,041 employees of the apparel factory and 2,018 close contacts)

    A total of 12,014 patients from the two clusters have recovered by November 25, NOCPOC said.

    NOCPOC said four of the COVID-19 related deaths are contacts of the Minuwangoda cluster while 49 deaths are contacts of Peliyagoda fish market cluster.

    NOCPOC reports showed that after the first positive case of the Peliyagoda cluster was discovered by health authorities on October 21, and by November 25 it has increased to 14,875.

    Total COVID-19 patients found among returnees to the country are 1,569.



    The number of people in quarantine in 47 centres run by the armed forces is 4,894.

    By this morning, 85 returnees arrived in Colombo: 50 from Doha, Qatar and 35 from Oman, NOCPOC said, adding that all returnees will be directed to military-run quarantine centres.

    A total of 777,610 PCR tests have been conducted in the island so far, with 10,400 tests carried out yesterday, NOCPOC reports said, adding that the results of some PCR tests are still pending.

    Total COVID-19 deaths in the country increased to 96 yesterdays with two new deaths reported yesterday. Sri Lanka recorded 83 deaths in October and November after the new cluster from Minuwangoda was identified on October 04.

    Among the deceased is a 45-year-old female from Colombo 12 who died on November 23 at the General Hospital Colombo. The cause of death was cited as high blood pressure associated with COVID-19. The second deceased yesterday was an 80-year-old male from Pannipitiya who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and transferred to Pimbura Base Hospital from Jayawardenapura Hospital and died yesterday. Officials said the cause of death was a liver disease exacerbated due to COVID-19.

    Meanwhile, Bamunuella, Bogahawatte, Kirimanthuduwa, Korawela, Atalugama-west, Galgahamandiya Grama Sevaka divisions in the Bandaragama police area in the Kalutara district, the Arachchikade police station in Chilaw, Abulugothanna and Talabugahawathta in Akurana have been isolated until further notice. A labour housing scheme on Wattala Church Road has also been isolated due to 35 positive cases being found there.

    Eighteen police areas in Colombo and Gampaha districts remain under lockdown until further notice.

    Gampaha district
    Peliyagaoda, Wattala, Ragama, Negombo, Kelaniya.

    Colombo district
    Woulfendal, Keselwatte, Maligawatte, Fore Shore, Mutwal, Kotahena, Mattakkuliya, Bluemandal, Grandpass, Dematagoda, Maradana, Pettah and Dam street.
    Grama Seveka Areas – Wanathamulla, Wekanda

    Kalutara district
    Grama Sevaka Areas – Atalugama East, Atalugama West, Korawala, Galagahamandiya, Bogahawatta, Bamunumulla (Muslim Division), Kirimanthudawa, Bamunumulla,Atalugama East, Epitamulla, Kola Mediriya

    Kandy Districts
    Grama Sevaka Areas – Bulugahathenna, Thelambugahawatta (Colombo/Nov 26/2020)
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    Post by The Invisible Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:29 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    63,053,204

    Deaths:
    1,464,764

    Recovered:
    43,531,380
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    Post by The Invisible Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:33 am

    576,341 new cases world wide lower than previous day.

    9,239 more deaths lower than previous day .

    USA (145,232), Brazil (51,922) & India (41,815) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (1,215), Italy (686) & Brazil (639) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours.
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    Post by The Invisible Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:36 am

    496 new COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka; total cases rise to 23,484

    ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan health officials identified 496 new COVID-19 patients over a 24-hour period that ended at 6am today (30), the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPOC) said.

    All newly identified patients belong to the local clusters.

    According to NOCPOC, the local cases break down as follows:167 from Colombo, 56 from Gampaha, 53 from Puttalam, nine from Kurunegala, eight each from Ratnapura and Kalutara, six from Kandy, five each from Ampara and Kegalle, four each from Nuwara Eliya and Mannar, three each from Galle and Badulla, two each from Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura, and one each from Hambantota and Matale. A further 159 cases were from the community whose origin could not be confirmed.

    NOCPOC reports show the majority of cases identified during the past 24 hours from the Colombo district are from Colombo Municipal Council area.

    With the new cases, Sri Lanka’s total patient count has increased to 23,484, with 6,366 active cases and 498 under investigation in hospitals.

    The task force said the number of patients in prisons have increased to 1,098 with 386 reported from the Welikada prison, 46 from the Magazine Prison, 157 from Colombo Remand Prison, 198 from Mahara, 32 from the Kuruwita prison, and 175 from the Bogambara prison.

    Meanwhile, health authorities are conducting random PCR tests island wide using the rapid antigen test kits. Sri Lanka health authorities imported 200,000 rapid antigen kits in early November. Officials said the kits will be used to identify patients in Board of Investment (BOI) companies in the Katunayake export processing zone.

    The district-level breakdown of total cases from the new clusters are as follows: Colombo: 8,713, Gampaha: 5,865, Kalutara:909, Kurunegala:298, Kandy: 380, Galle: 204, Kegalle:215, Ratnapura:224, Puttalam:100, Batticaloa:77, NuwaraEliya:103, Badulla:48, Anuradhapura:91, Matale:37, Jaffna:20, Matara:34, Ampara:21, Hambanthota 25, Polonnaruwa 06, Monaragala: ten, Vavuniya:14, Trincomalee:13, Mannar:10, Kilinochchi:nine and Mullaitivi:one.

    Currently 2,488 patients are undergoing treatment at 38 government hospitals and 3,414 patients in 19 intermediate Covid 19 centres administered by the tri-forces.

    As at 6am today, 346 Sri Lankan patients returned home upon recovery, bringing total recoveries in Sri Lanka to 17,002.

    The number of patients reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters has increased to 19,773, with the new positive cases identified. (Minuwangoda cluster is at a total of 3,059, with 1,041 employees of the apparel factory and 2,018 close contacts)

    A total of 13,594 patients from the two clusters have recovered by November 30, NOCPOC said.

    NOCPOC said four of the COVID-19 related deaths are contacts of the Minuwangoda cluster while 49 deaths are contacts of Peliyagoda fish market cluster.

    Official reports showed that after the first positive case of the Peliyagoda cluster was discovered by health authorities on October 21, and by November 30 it has increased to 16,714.

    Total COVID-19 positive patients found from returnees to the country is 1,575.

    The number of people in quarantine in 54 centres run by the armed forces is 5,537.

    Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 related deaths has increased to 116 with seven new deaths reported yesterday. Sri Lanka recorded 103 deaths in October and November after the new cluster from Minuwangoda was identified on October 04.

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    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    63,589,301

    Deaths:
    1,473,920

    Recovered:
    43,984,127
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    Post by The Invisible Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:49 am

    496,256 new cases world wide lower than previous day.

    8,291 more deaths lower than previous day .

    USA (161,568), Turkey (31,219) & India (31,279) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (1,238), Italy (672) & India (482) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours.
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    Post by The Invisible Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:42 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    64,194,674

    Deaths:
    1,486,829

    Recovered:
    44,441,249
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    Post by The Invisible Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:55 am

    577,165 new cases world wide higher than previous day.

    11,891 more deaths significantly higher than previous day .

    USA (182,172), Brazil (52,248) & India (36,456) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (2,611), Italy (785) & Brazil (697) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours. USA's death count is the highest reported for a day so far.
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    Post by The Invisible Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:28 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    65,536,026

    Deaths:
    1,511,915

    Recovered:
    45,376,598
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    Post by The Invisible Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:18 am

    679,194 new cases world wide higher than previous day and the highest per day recorded so far !

    12,683 more deaths significantly higher than previous day and the highest death count recorded in a single day !

    USA (218,576), Brazil (50,866) & India (38,309) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases. USA once again increased per day infection count !

    USA (2,918), Italy (993), & Mexico (800) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours. USA's death count is the highest reported for a day so far.
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    Post by The Invisible Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:21 am

    New COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka hit record 878 in 24 hours as total cases surge past 25,000

    ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan health officials identified 878 new COVID-19 patients, the highest recorded within a day in Sri Lanka, over a 24-hour period that ended at 6am today (03), the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPOC) said.

    All patients were identified from the local clusters.

    According to NOCPOC, the local cases break down as follows: 402 from Colombo, 188 from Gampaha, 52 from Ratnapura, 29 from Puttalam, 27 from Kandy, 24 from Kurunegala, 21 from Ampara, 18 from Nuwara Eliya, nine from Kegalle, eight from Kalutara, and six each from Galle and Kilinochchi. A further 88 cases were from the community whose origin could not be confirmed.

    With the new cases, Sri Lanka’s total patient count has increased to 25,410, with 6,982 active cases and 467 under investigation in hospitals.

    NOCPOC reports show the majority of cases identified during the past 24 hours from the Colombo district are from Colombo Municipal Council area.

    The task force said the number of patients in prisons have increased to 1,188, with 452 recorded in Welikada, 46 at the Magazine Prison, 157 at the Colombo Remand Prison, 207 in Mahara, 32 in Kuruwita, and 199 at the Bogambara prison.



    The district-level breakdown of total cases from the new clusters are as follows: Colombo: 10,140, Gampaha: 6,502, Kalutara: 1,073, Kurunegala:372, Kandy:512, Galle: 264, Kegalle:253, Ratnapura:330, Puttalam:227, Batticaloa:79, NuwaraEliya:147, Badulla:48, Anuradhapura:122, Matale:50, Jaffna:20, Matara:34, Ampara:120, Hambanthota 25, Polonnaruwa 06, Monaragala: 16, Vavuniya:14, Trincomalee:13, Mannar:10, Kilinochchi:20 and Mullaitivi:one.

    Currently 2,556 patients are undergoing treatment at 38 government hospitals and 4,426 are being treated at 19 intermediate COVID-19 centres administered by the tri-forces.

    NOCPOC said 98 new cases were identified in Atalugama yesterday bringing the total cases from the area to 300.

    As at 6am today, 487 Sri Lankan patients returned home upon recovery, bringing total COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka to 18,304.

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    The number of patients reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters has increased to 21,857, with the new positive cases identified. (Minuwangoda cluster is at a total of 3,059, with 1,041 employees of the apparel factory and 2,018 close contacts).

    A total of 14,896 patients from the two clusters have recovered by December 03, NOCPOC said.



    The task force further said four of the COVID-19 related deaths are contacts of the Minuwangoda cluster while 49 deaths are contacts of Peliyagoda fish market cluster.

    NOCPOC reports showed that after the first positive case of the Peliyagoda cluster was discovered by health authorities on October 21, and by December 03 it has increased to 18,798.

    Total COVID-19 positive patients found among returnees to the country are 1,579.

    The number of people in quarantine in 59 centres run by the armed forces is 6,400.

    Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 related deaths have increased to 124 with two new deaths reported yesterday. The country recorded 107 deaths in October and November after the new cluster from Minuwangoda was identified on October 04.

    The deceased patients are from Halawatha and Colombo 13

    By this morning, 335 returnees arrived in Colombo: 284 from Jordan, 49 from Qatar and two from China, while another group of people from India and Oman are to return today, NOCPOC said, adding that all returnees will be directed to military-run quarantine centres.



    A total of 862,446 PCR tests have been conducted in the island so far, with 13,423 tests carried out yesterday, NOCPOC reports said, adding that the results of some PCR tests are still pending.

    Fourteen police areas and 17 Grama Sevaka areas in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Puttalam and Ampara districts remain under lockdown until further notice.

    Gampaha district
    Peliyagaoda, Wattala, Kelaniya.

    Colombo district
    Woulfendal, Keselwatte, Maligawatte, Mutwal, Kotahena, Bluemandal, Grandpass, Dematagoda, Maradana and Dam street.
    Grama Seveka Areas – Wanathamulla, Wekanda, Salamul, Wijayapura, South of Ferguson Road
    Flats – The Laksanda Sevana housing complex, Randiya Uyana Housing Complex

    Kalutara district
    Grama Sevaka Areas – Atalugama East, Epitamulla, Kola Mediriya

    Kandy district
    Grama Sevaka Areas – Bulugahathenna, Thelambugahawatta

    Puttalam district
    Grama Sevaka Areas – Weralabada, Weralabada south, Werelabada North, Egodawaththe, Kurusa Paduwa

    Ampara district
    Akkaraipattu (Colombo/Dec 03/2020)
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    Post by The Invisible Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:08 pm

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    66,297,762

    Deaths:
    1,525,725

    Recovered:
    45,894,158
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    Post by The Invisible Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:20 pm

    684,537 new cases world wide higher than previous day and the highest per day recorded so far !

    12,126 more deaths lower than previous day.

    USA (235,272), Brazil (47,435) & India (36,638) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases. USA once again had highest per day infection count !

    USA (2,718), Italy (814), & Brazil (674) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours.
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    Post by The Invisible Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:10 pm

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    66,940,127

    Deaths:
    1,536,044

    Recovered:
    46,323,493
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    Post by The Invisible Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:16 pm

    624,757 new cases world wide lower than previous day.

    10,171 more deaths lower than previous day.

    USA (208,790), Brazil (42,226) & India (36,111) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (2,251), Mexico (690) & Italy (662) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours.
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    Post by The Invisible Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:27 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    67,392,289

    Deaths:
    1,541,745

    Recovered:
    46,581,935
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    Post by The Invisible Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:32 am

    535,018 new cases world wide lower than previous day.

    7,537 more deaths lower than previous day.

    USA (173,861), India (32,272) & Turkey (30,402) are the three countries with highest no of new cases that drives the new cases.

    USA (1,076), Mexico (593) & Italy (564) were the countries with highest new deaths for last 24 hours.
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    Post by The Invisible Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:23 am

    As of now...

    Coronavirus Cases:
    67,938,973

    Deaths:
    1,550,263

    Recovered:
    47,022,267

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