The Ministry of Health says five more patients infected with COVID-19 were detected from Bandaranayake Mawatha in Colombo -12 today.
This raises the number of patients infected with the coronavirus in Sri Lanka to 309, it said.
Earlier yesterday, 32 persons from Bandaranayake Mawatha in Colombo -12 were identified to have been infected with COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health added that 98 patients, including 97 Sri Lankans and one Chinese woman, have recovered so far and have been discharged from hospital.
Seven deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported so far in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)