Oct 23, 2020

609 new Covid-19 cases reported

609 new Covid-19 cases related to the Divulapitiya cluster have been reported today (23), the Department of Government Information says.

These cases include :

Contacts or staff members - 48
Peliyagoda Fish market - 496
Galle fishing harbour - 05
Beruwala fishing harbour - 20
Contacts - 40
This is the second highest number of Covid-19 cases reported within a day in Sri Lanka.
Accordingly, this brings the Divulapitiya cluster to 3,426.

However, police said that there will not be an island-wide curfew enforced over the weekend.

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