In the morning, 24 persons from Bandaranayake Mawatha in Col. 12 were found to be positive for Covid-19.
Later in the evening, 08 more covid-19 positive cases were found in the same area.
After that, Health authorities announced the presence of one more Covid-19 positive case.
This brings the total of Covid-19 positive cases found during the day to 33. This is the highest number of cases found in Sri Lanka so far, within a single day.
Currently, 199 active cases are under medical care. In addition, 07 fatalities and 98 recoveries have also been reported.