One more individual infected with COVID- 19 was identified in Sri Lanka today, increasing the total number of infected patients to 176.
The Ministry of Health said 138 patients have been identified as active cases among the infected persons.
The Ministry said 259 individuals are admitted to various hospitals on suspicion of having contracted the virus.
Meanwhile, 33 persons, including 32 Sri Lankans and a Chinese woman, have recovered so far and have been discharged.
The Ministry of Health said 5 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in Sri Lanka so far. (Colombo Gazette)