The total number of coronavirus cases reported in Sri Lanka so far surpassed the 29,000 mark today after 310 people tested positive for the virus.
Eight new cases were from the prison group, while the remaining 302 were in close contact with infected patients from the Pelagoda group.
This brings the number of Covid-19 cases from the Minuwangoda, Peliyagoda and prison groups to 45,496.
Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed cases reported in Sri Lanka so far has reached 49,259.
The total number of recoveries has increased to 42,621, while 6,398 patients infected with the virus are currently undergoing treatment.