According to the Health Ministry’s Epidemiology Unit, 4,483 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Wednesday.
4,472 cases from the New Year cluster have been verified today, including 11 international arrivals in quarantine.
At 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, the Epidemiology Unit reported a total of 407,768 COVID-19 instances, 50,890 infected patients under medical care in hospitals and homes, and 348,930 patients who had totally recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
Sri Lanka recorded 198 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the overall number of deaths to 7,948.
“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill