The Ministry of Health points out that compared to the last 4 months, the number of people infected with Covid-19 has increased tenfold.
The Deputy Director General of Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath said that health advice should be strictly followed in this situation.
With the detection of 129 Covid-infected people yesterday, the total number of infected people in Sri Lanka has risen to 668,141.
Also, 3 more Covid deaths were reported yesterday (15) and the total number of deaths is 16,624.
The Ministry of Health stated that the number of people who have recovered from being infected with Covid has increased to 650,166.