Sunday, 31 May 2020 07:04

Coronavirus: Forty seven fresh cases identified

The Ministry of Health confirmed that 47 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, hiking the number of cases reported in the country.

Accordingly, the total number of coronavirus cases identified in Sri Lanka had now climbed to 1,613 cases.

With the 47 fresh cases, Sri Lanka has detected 55 cases of COVID-19 infections within the day (30).

The number of actives cases currently under medical stands at 822, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry.

In the meantime, 27 coronavirus patients were discharged from Colombo East Base Hospital, Navy Hospital, Minuwangoda Base Hospital, and Homagama Base Hospital earlier today, since they have recovered completely. This brought the recoveries tally to 781.

Sri Lanka reported its 10th COVID-19 death on May 25 as a 51-year-old woman who had arrived in the country from Kuwait succumbed to the disease.

(Ada Derana)

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