So far, 635 new Covid-19 cases have been reported on Wednesday, according to the Department of Government Records.
625 near contacts of the infected Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster and 10 expatriates from the United Arab Emirates are among the positive cases.
According to the Health Promotion Bureau report at 10 pm Wednesday, a total of 15,350 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 5,121 patients are under medical care at hospitals. Another 493 individuals are currently under investigations in hospitals.
Sri Lanka reported 46 deaths and 10,183 patients including the Chinese tourist, who was the first COVID-19 case detected in the country in January, have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
A total of 616,900 PCR tests have been conducted to detect Covid-19 infected persons from February 18 to November 10, according to the report.