No new COVID-19 cases during last 24 hours – Health Min.

No new COVID-19 cases during last 24 hours – Health Min.

March 26, 2020   08:10 am


Sri Lanka has not reported any positive COVID-19 cases during the course of last 24 hours, says the Ministry of Health.

As per the situation report issued by the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry yesterday (25), the last confirmed patient was identified on Tuesday.

Accordingly, a total of 102 coronavirus-infected persons has been diagnosed in Sri Lanka so far, out of which three recovered.

The 99 positive cases are being treated at Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Base Hospital in Mulleriyawa and Base Hospital in Welikanda.

In the meantime, 255 suspected coronavirus patients are under observation at selected hospitals.

According to the report, 68% of the positive cases in Sri Lanka are males while 33.3% of the patients who have contracted the virus are aged between 41-50.

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