The Ministry of Health said that 10 more patients were detected with the coronavirus today (Friday).
Of the 10 detected nine are members of the Sri Lanka Navy and one a relative of a Navy officer.
The Ministry of Health said that there are currently 449 active coronavirus patients in Sri Lanka.
Another 477 patients who had contracted the virus have recovered and have been discharged from hospital.
At present there are 112 individuals admitted to hospital on suspicion that they had contracted the virus.
Sri Lanka has so far recorded nine deaths from the coronavirus. (Colombo Gazette)