The number of coronavirus patients detected in Sri Lanka rose to 159 late this evening.
The Health Ministry said that eight patients were conformed with the virus today taking the number of confirmed cases from 151 recorded yesterday to 159 today.
The Health Promotion Bureau said that there were 131 active coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka while 24 others had recovered and were discharged from hospital and another four had died.
The Health Promotion Bureau said that another 250 individuals are in hospital on suspicion that they had contracted the virus. (Colombo Gazette)