Number of coronavirus patients rises

Four more patients were reported to have contracted the coronavirus in Sri Lanka as of 04.30 p.m. today.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said the total number of patients infected with Covid-19 stands at 110.

Meanwhile, 2 more patients infected with coronavirus have recovered and were discharged from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (IDH) in Angoda today.

A total of 9 patients, including 8 Sri Lankans and a Chinese woman, have so far been discharged from IDH after complete recovery.

The Epidemiology Unit said the patients were discharged after a number of tests were carried out to ascertain their complete recovery.

The number of active Covid-19 patients has reduced to 97, with 199 others currently receiving treatment in hospitals across the country on suspicion of having contracted the virus. (Colombo Gazette)

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