Four more coronavirus patients recover

Four more persons who had contracted the coronavirus in Sri Lanka were discharged from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (IDH) in Angoda today.

The Ministry of Health said the patients were discharged after a number of tests had been carried out to ascertain their complete recovery.

A total of 7 patients have so far recovered and have been discharged from the IDH.

A Chinese woman, who was the first person to contract the virus while in Sri Lanka, was the first to be discharged from the IDH after a complete recovery.

Following her, a 52 year -old Sri Lankan tour guide, who was the first to have contracted the virus in Sri Lanka, was discharged from the IDH on Monday (23).

Meanwhile, the second Sri Lankan to have contracted the coronavirus in Sri Lanka was discharged from the IDH yesterday.

The Ministry of Health announced that no new cases of coronavirus were reported during the course of yesterday and as of 12.00 noon today.

It said a total of 102 patients are confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus so far in Sri Lanka, with 98 active cases being reported in the country.

A total of 237 patients are currently under medical observation across a number of hospitals in the country on suspicion of having contracted the virus.

Meanwhile, the Military says 3029 persons are currently placed in 46 quarantine centres across the country. (Colombo Gazette)


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