Kandy has recorded a steady rise in coronavirus patients with most patients being inmates at the Bogambara prison.
According to the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of the COVID-19, a total of 170 coronavirus patients were detected in Kandy over a 24-hour period ending at 6am today.
This included 147 inmates at the Bogambara Prison.
The National Operations Centre for the Prevention of the COVID-19 said that between Friday morning and Saturday morning there were 91 patients detected in Kandy.
A total of 669 coronavirus patients were detected in Sri Lanka during the 24-hour period ending at 6am today.
Of them 204 patients were detected in the Colombo District.
A total of 27,227 people have been detected with the coronavirus in Sri Lanka since January this year.
Of them, 20,089 people have recovered and have been discharged from hospital. (Colombo Gazette)