COVID-19: Nine new positive cases move tally to 1,068

COVID-19: Nine new positive cases move tally to 1,068

May 22, 2020   10:27 pm


Nine more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 10.00 pm on Friday (22), says the Ministry of Health.

Accordingly, a total of 13 new positive cases of coronavirus have been confirmed so far within the day. Four naval personnel tested positive for the virus earlier today.

Sri Lanka’s total count of coronavirus infections thereby reached 1,068.

Meanwhile, 620 of these coronavirus patients have made complete recoveries so far.

According to the tally of Epidemiology Unit, 439 active cases are under medical care at IDH, Welikanda Base Hospital, Navy Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital, Iranawila Hospital, Kattankudy Base Hospital, Homagama Base Hospital and Minuwangoda Base Hospital.

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

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