Another 259 persons have tested positive for Covid-19.
Among them 182 are from Peliyagoda Fish Market, 02 from quarantine centres & 75 are close contacts.
With 309 cases found within the day, the total number of cases reported from the country so far, stands at 6,287.
The Minuwangoda Brandix cluster currently stands at 2,817.
According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 9.50pm today (Oct. 22), there are 2,712 patients under medical care, 3,561 recoveries and 14 fatalities at the moment.