Shavendra Silva says 247 positive cases were detected on Friday. Accordingly, the total number of positive cases stood at 82,180.
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5 new deaths due to COVID, death toll rises to 464
The Health Ministry on Friday announced that five people have succumbed to COVID-19, raising the COVID death toll in Sri Lanka to 464.
All those deceased are over 69 years old and they are residents of Narahenpita, Kandy, Veyangoda, Colombo 09 and Nawadagala.