Sri Lanka exceeds 16,000 COVID-19 cases: 468 new cases confirmed on Friday (13)

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka exceeded the 16,000 mark on with the detection of 468 new COVID-19 positive cases on Friday (Nov. 13).

All 468 cases confirmed yesterday were contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster, the Department of Government Information said.

According to the Ministry of Health, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka now stands at 16,191.

There are 5,107 active COVID-19 patients receiving treatment.

The Epidemiology Unit data shows that 11,031 patients have recovered and left hospitals thus far.

The COVID-19 death toll in Sri Lanka stands at 53 after five deaths were reported yesterday.