Oct 20, 2020

Another 120 more test positive for Covid-19 (Update)

Another 120 individuals linked to the Minuwangoda Brandix Covid-19 cluster have tested positive.

37 are from factory staff and close contacts in Quarantine Centres while the remaining 83 are other contacts.

With 180 new cases recorded within the day as at 09.50pm, the Minuwangoda cluster has increased to 2,342, the Government Information Department states.

According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 9.55pm today (Oct. 20), a total of 186 have been found today, bringing the total number of cases found so far to 5811.

There are 2,341 patients under medical care, 3,457 recoveries and 13 fatalities at the moment.

---------- Last Update (Tuesday, 20 October 2020 15:01)

Minuwangoda cluster grows to 2,222

Sixty more positive cases are reported from the Minuwangoda coronavirus cluster, the Department of Government Information confirmed.

According to the department, all new cases have been identified as close contacts of the Minuwangoda apparel factory employees.This brings the total number of cases in the Minuwangoda cluster to 2,222.