Earlier, 296 individuals were tested positive for Covid-19 today (10).
The figure also includes 03 returnees from UAE, 283 cases from the Kandakadu rehabilitation centre, 09 returnees from India and one returnee from Pakistan.
This is the highest number of patients recorded from the country in a single day.
According to the National Epidemiological report issued at 7.30pm today, the total number of cases have shot up to 2,450.
It adds that there are 459 patients under medical care while 1980 have recovered. The number of fatalities stand at 11.