Covid-19: 768 new infections added to Peliyagoda Cluster. Death toll climbs up to 274

Covid-19: 768 new infections added to Peliyagoda Cluster. Death toll climbs up to 274

20 January 2021 09:30 pm

With 768 new infections of Covid-19 associated as contacts with the Peliyagoda cluster confirmed today (20), the second wave Covid-19 cluster linked to the events at Minuwangoda, Peliyagoda and the Prison Sector has surged up to 51,329, official records showed. 

Meanwhile, another Covid-influenced death was confirmed today, surging the death toll due to the outbreak in Sri Lanka up to 274.  

The deceased was a 53-year old resident of Mallawagedara died of blood poisoning due to Covid-influenced pneumonia and severe diabetes. 

MIAP