Two more people tested positive for the coronavirus in Sri Lanka taking the total detected in Sri Lanka to 244 late this evening.
The Ministry of Health said that the total active cases in Sri Lanka was now 160.
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)