Sri Lanka has yet another grim coronavirus landmark, with the cumulative number of confirmed infections in the country reaching the 8,000th mark.
With the recent identification of 280 cases of COVID-19, the total number of cases reported in Sri Lanka is 8,152.
Among them, 4,203 are active cases and they are seeking medical treatment in selected hospitals throughout the island.
In the meantime, the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters have risen to 4,678 cases.
The reported COVID-19 recovery count reached 3,933 cases today (26) as 130 more patients discharged from their respective hospitals upon full recovery.
Sri Lanka experienced its 16th death last night in the novel coronavirus (25). – Epidemiology Unit