The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health states that the Kovid vaccine was given to 7457 people yesterday.
They announced that 186,654 people had been vaccinated since January 29, when the vaccination began.
Meanwhile, with the identification of 796 new corona infections yesterday, the total number of infected people in the country has increased to 74,852.
The Government Information Department stated that all the new infected were from the Peliyagoda Kovid cluster.
Accordingly, 6,631 patients are being treated at the hospital and 67,831 have been cured.
Also, 08 persons who participated in a flower festival in the Pelmadulla – Pathakada area have been infected with the virus and 04 of them are residents of the house where the festival was held.
It is reported that people from several houses in the Pathakada area had participated in the event and about 30 school children were among them.
Six students and six of their associates at a school in Nawalapitiya have also been infected with corona, while 15 students and a teacher at the same school were previously diagnosed with Kovid.
With six more corona deaths, the total death toll in the country has risen to 390.
The victims were aged between 46 and 83, according to the Government Information Department.
Also, 7,453 people have been vaccinated under the Kovid Immunization Program yesterday, and 86,654 people have been vaccinated with the Oxford Astra Seneca since January 29.
Meanwhile, the number of coronaviruses worldwide has risen to one billion eight hundred and eighty five thousand two hundred and twenty two.