Today Sri Lanka records 555 coronavirus cases. According to official stats Sri Lanka’s weekly average of PCR tests count show about 6,400 per day. Test positivity rate has decreased to 9%. It was around 35% during early September. Currently there are only 17,834 active COVID patients.

Sri Lanka records 19 COVID related deaths. According to the Director General of Health Services, 19 deaths had taken place October 2a nd the total number of fatalities in Sri Lanka increased to 13,562.