Two Navymen test positive for COVID-19; total at 1,047

Two Navymen test positive for COVID-19; total at 1,047

May 21, 2020   11:10 pm


Two more individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago.

The identified patients are Sri Lanka Navy personnel, stated the Ministry.

Accordingly, 4 Navy personnel are confirmed to have contracted the virus within today (21). The total number of coronavirus cases identified within the day is 19.

Thereby, a total of 1,047 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, 604 of these coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospitals so far as they returned to health.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says that 434 active cases are currently under medical care at selected hospitals.

The country’s death toll due to coronavirus currently stands at 09.

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