502 people were confirmed positive to COVID-19 on Wednesday (25)

502 people were confirmed positive to COVID-19 on Wednesday (25)

502 people were confirmed positive to COVID-19 on Wednesday (25)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

26 Nov, 2020 | 11:09 am

Colombo (News 1st);  On Wednesday (25), a total of 502 people were confirmed positive to COVID-19.

Among them, are 262 from Colombo district, 46 from Kalutara district, and 90 from Gampaha district, stated the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

By 6.00 Thursday morning (26), the total number of COVID-19 positive cases reported from Minuwangoda garment factory employees and Peliyagoda Fish Market cluster stands at 17,934.

Of them, 3,059 were from the Minuwangoda cluster and all other 14,875 were from the Peliyagoda Fish Market cluster.

Meanwhile, 12,014 fully-recovered COVID-19 patients from both Minuwangoda and fish market clusters have been discharged from hospitals.

15,446 fully-recovered COVID-19 patients have been so far discharged from hospitals and the rest 5,926 are still under treatment in hospitals and care centres.

As of Thursday morning (26), the flight QR 668 from Doha, Qatar with 50 passengers and the flight WY 371 from Oman with 35 passengers have arrived in Colombo.

All those passengers were referred to Quarantine Centres (QCs), managed by tri-services upon their arrival after formalities at the airport.

As of this morning (26), 4,894 persons in 47 tri service-managed QCs are still in quarantine.

Within yesterday (25), 10,400 PCR tests were carried out.

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