1,484 more COVID cases, 50 new deaths

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An additional 1,484 COVID-19 positive cases were reported yesterday, bringing the total active infections to 22,979. 

Health authorities also announced 50 more COVID-related deaths yesterday, increasing the death toll to 3,661. 

Raising fresh alarm, authorities said another 19 COVID ‘Delta’ variant cases were reported from Colombo, Piliyandala, Kilinochchi and Jaffna.