153 more test positive for Covid-19

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Department of Government Information says that another 153 persons have tested positive for novel coronavirus in the country.

All new cases are close contacts of previously identified positive patients from the Peliyagoda cluster.

A total of 382 new cases of Covid-19 have been identified so far today (16).

This brings the total number of cases reported from the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda Covid-19 cluster to 14,170.