602 more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health yesterday (28).
All new cases are linked to the New Year Covid-19 Cluster. This brings the total number of new Covid-19 cases to 2,845.
In the meantime, the total number of Covid-19 patients reported from the Minuwangoda, Peliyagoda, Prisons, and New Year clusters have risen to 171,213.
Update on Recoveries
Another 2,573 coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospitals and treatment centers, according to the Ministry of Health.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the country to 146,362.
So far, 174,861 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported in Sri Lanka, with 27,174 of those patients currently receiving treatment.
The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 38 more Covid-19 related deaths, increasing the death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 1,363.