The number of coronavirus patients in Sri Lanka reached 242 this evening (Friday).
The Ministry of Health said that four new cases were identified today.
As of today there are 158 active coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka.
The Health Ministry said that 77 patients who had contracted the virus had fully recovered and have been discharged from hospital.
So far seven deaths have been reported from the virus in Sri Lanka.
The Health Ministry said that 148 individuals are currently in hospital on suspicion of contracting the virus. (Colombo Gazette)