Coronavirus update: 1,540 new COVID-19 cases identified Wednesday, total rises to 279,059
Wed, Jul 14, 2021, 11:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
July 14, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 1,540 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Wednesday.
Among the new cases reported Wednesday, 1,453 are from the New Year cluster and 87 are foreign arrivals currently in quarantine.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report at 11 pm Wednesday, a total of 279,059 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 22,471 infected patients are being treated at hospitals, while 253,014 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 4,520,537 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 1,537,230 have received the second dose.