Nov 18, 2020

3 more Covid-19 deaths & 327 new cases today

Health authorities have confirmed 03 more Covid 19 related deaths today (18).

All 03 victims are from Colombo district.

Accordingly, the death toll has increased to 69.

The victims are :
- A 74-year old female from Colombo 12 who had died at the Homagama Base Hospital.
- A 70 year old male from Kandana who had died at home.
- A 48 year old male from Colombo 13 who had died at home.

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327 cases today

Meanwhile, a total of 327 cases of Covid-19 have been found today, pushing the total number of infections to 18,402.

325 cases are contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster.

Accordingly, the Divulapitiya - Peliyagoda cluster has grown to 14,893.

According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 09.30pm today (Nov. 18), there are 5,746 patients under medical care, 12,587 recoveries and 69 deaths.