The number of confirmed COVID-19 patients detected in Sri Lanka has surpassed 800.
The Ministry of Health said that seven more patients infected with COVID-19 were detected in Sri Lanka today.
This raises the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka to 804.
Of the seven, six are Navy officers, the Ministry of Health said.
Meanwhile, 17 patients who were infected with the coronavirus have completely recovered and were discharged from hospital today.
A total of 232 patients, including a Chinese woman, have recovered so far and have been discharged from hospital.
The Ministry added that nine deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported so far in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)