Another thirty-four patients have been confirmed with the coronavirus, taking the total detected in Sri Lanka to 557 by this afternoon (Monday).
All 34 are Navy personnel, the Health Ministry said.
The Health Ministry said that there are currently 424 active coronavirus patients in Sri Lanka as of this afternoon.
So far 126 individuals of the 557 have recovered and have been discharged from hospital.
Meanwhile, 295 individuals have been admitted to various hospitals on suspicion of having contracted the virus.
The Ministry of Health said that 126 patients, including 125 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)