Coronavirus outbreak - Updates

Seven more Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,797

Seven more Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,797

Seven new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Sri Lanka bringing the total number of cases reported in the country to 1,797. MORE..

| June 4, 2020  11:05 pm
Another coronavirus patient adds up to 1,790 total cases

Another coronavirus patient adds up to 1,790 total cases

Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as of 5.30 pm today (04), bringing the total count of confirmed cases to 1,790. MORE..

| June 4, 2020  6:25 pm
Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases surge to 1,789 with 40 new detections

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases surge to 1,789 with 40 new detections

Forty new cases of Covid-19 have been identified so far today bringing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,789. MORE..

| June 4, 2020  4:26 pm
Covid-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka reach 839

Covid-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka reach 839

Three more patients who had previously tested positive for Covid-19 have fully recovered and have been discharged from hospital today (4). MORE..

| June 4, 2020  12:53 pm
Coronavirus: Number of recovered navy men rises to 426

Coronavirus: Number of recovered navy men rises to 426

Sri Lanka Navy says two more naval personnel who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus have recovered from the disease. MORE..

| June 4, 2020  10:49 am
COVID-19: Fourteen returnees test positive as tally jumps to 1,749

COVID-19: Fourteen returnees test positive as tally jumps to 1,749

The total count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka has leapt to 1,749 following the detection of 14 more virus-positive patients as of 11.55pm on Wednesday (03). MORE..

| June 4, 2020  7:13 am
Coronavirus patient count moves up to 1,735 with five fresh cases

Coronavirus patient count moves up to 1,735 with five fresh cases

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,735 as five more new virus-positive patients were detected as of 11.00 pm today (03). MORE..

| June 3, 2020  11:46 pm
COVID-19: Positive cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hike to 1,730

COVID-19: Positive cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hike to 1,730

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,730 as 13 more new virus-positive patients were detected as of 8.30 pm today (03). MORE..

| June 3, 2020  9:06 pm
Seven new patients take Coronavirus cases tally to 1,717

Seven new patients take Coronavirus cases tally to 1,717

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,717 as of 6.45 pm today (03) following the detection of seven new virus-positive patients. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  7:44 pm
Eighteen new cases jump COVID-19 count to 1,710

Eighteen new cases jump COVID-19 count to 1,710

Eighteen more persons are confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 virus, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  6:08 pm
Covid-19 patients count hits 1,692 with nine fresh cases

Covid-19 patients count hits 1,692 with nine fresh cases

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hiked to 1,692 this evening (03) as nine persons tested positive for the virus. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  5:56 pm
Coronavirus: Recoveries from Navy move up to 424

Coronavirus: Recoveries from Navy move up to 424

Six more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  3:55 pm
13 more COVID-19 recoveries bring total to 836

13 more COVID-19 recoveries bring total to 836

Thirteen more COVID-19-positive patients who had been undergoing treatment have made complete recoveries as of today (03). MORE..

| June 3, 2020  1:54 pm
COVID-19 cases surpass 200,000 mark in India

COVID-19 cases surpass 200,000 mark in India

The number of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 200,000 mark, reaching 207,615, even as the death toll reached 5,815 in India on Wednesday, said the latest data issued by the federal health ministry. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  12:22 pm
Coronavirus: 418 navy men recovered so far

Coronavirus: 418 navy men recovered so far

Sri Lanka Navy says three more naval personnel who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus have recovered from the disease. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  10:13 am
Thirty more Covid-19 cases reported as total hits 1,683

Thirty more Covid-19 cases reported as total hits 1,683

Thirty more confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported increasing the total number of cases in the country to 1,683. MORE..

| June 3, 2020  7:44 am
Four new Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,653

Four new Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,653

Four new cases of Coronavirus have been identified increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,653. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  11:59 pm
One more positive Covid-19 case moves total to 1,649

One more positive Covid-19 case moves total to 1,649

One more patient has tested positive for Covid-19 bringing the total number of cases reported in the country to 1,649. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  10:27 pm
Dubai returnee takes coronavirus count to 1,648

Dubai returnee takes coronavirus count to 1,648

Another individual is confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  7:11 pm
Covid-19 cases total limbs to 1,647 in Sri Lanka

Covid-19 cases total limbs to 1,647 in Sri Lanka

Two more patients have tested positive for Covid-19 increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,647. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  6:50 pm
Two fresh cases push coronavirus case count to 1,645

Two fresh cases push coronavirus case count to 1,645

Two fresh cases of coronavirus cases reported a short while ago moved the total count of COVID-19 cases in the country to 1,645. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  5:50 pm
COVID-19: Twelve more recoveries move count to 823

COVID-19: Twelve more recoveries move count to 823

Twelve patients who had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 have been discharged upon complete recovery from the disease. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  1:25 pm
Navy coronavirus recoveries move to 415 cases

Navy coronavirus recoveries move to 415 cases

Four more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..

| June 2, 2020  11:29 am
Coronavirus: Four more cases move tally to 1,643

Coronavirus: Four more cases move tally to 1,643

Another four individuals have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  10:57 pm
‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Fund balance surpasses Rs 1,217 million

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Fund balance surpasses Rs 1,217 million

With corporate and individual donations and direct deposits, the ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs 1,217 million. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  9:22 pm
Six new cases of Covid-19  brings total to 1,639

Six new cases of Covid-19 brings total to 1,639

Four more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 increasing the tally of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,639. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  7:45 pm
Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka climbs to 1,635

Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka climbs to 1,635

One more person has tested positive for Coronavirus increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,635. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  6:27 pm
Foreign returnee adds to COVID-19 case count; total at 1,634

Foreign returnee adds to COVID-19 case count; total at 1,634

A foreign returnee who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus had moved the COVID-19 case count in Sri Lanka to 1,634. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  5:19 pm
Six more COVID-19 recoveries from Navy raise tally to 411

Six more COVID-19 recoveries from Navy raise tally to 411

Sri Lanka Navy says six more naval personnel who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus have recovered from the disease. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  3:16 pm
Coronavirus: Total Navy recoveries at 405

Coronavirus: Total Navy recoveries at 405

Two more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  1:25 pm
COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka reach 811

COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka reach 811

Ten more patients who had previously tested positive for COVID-19 have completely recovered and have been discharged from hospital, the Ministry of Health confirmed. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  1:21 pm
Sri Lanka confirms 11th COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka confirms 11th COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka has reported the 11th death from the COVID-19 infection, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago. MORE..

| June 1, 2020  8:52 am
Covid-19: Two more cases confirmed from Navy, tally reaches 1,633

Covid-19: Two more cases confirmed from Navy, tally reaches 1,633

Two fresh cases of coronavirus have been confirmed as of 11.00 pm today (31), as the total count of infections in the country moved up to 1,633. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  11:38 pm
Another navy man tests positive for Coronavirus as cases hit 1,631

Another navy man tests positive for Coronavirus as cases hit 1,631

One new case of coronavirus reported as of 9.00 pm today (31), has brought the total count of infections in the country to 1,631. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  10:27 pm
Two fresh cases push coronavirus case count to 1,630

Two fresh cases push coronavirus case count to 1,630

Two fresh cases of coronavirus cases reported a short while ago moved the total count of COVID-19 cases in the country to 1,630. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  6:51 pm
COVID-19: Eight new cases hike total to 1,628

COVID-19: Eight new cases hike total to 1,628

Eight more individuals have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  6:08 pm
Coronavirus global case count surpasses 6 million mark

Coronavirus global case count surpasses 6 million mark

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide has surpassed six million, according to data provided by the Johns Hopkins University. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  3:34 pm
No infections detected at Gaffoor Building and surroundings

No infections detected at Gaffoor Building and surroundings

As per the results of the PCR tests carried out yesterday (30), no COVID-19 infected person has been reported from the ‘Gaffoor Building’ in Colombo and the surrounding communities. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  2:37 pm
Coronavirus: Recoveries from Navy move up to 403

Coronavirus: Recoveries from Navy move up to 403

Fifteen more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  2:14 pm
Twenty more recover from coronavirus

Twenty more recover from coronavirus

Twenty patients who had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 have been discharged upon complete recovery from the disease. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  1:18 pm
COVID-19: Seven returnees from Qatar add to yesterday’s count

COVID-19: Seven returnees from Qatar add to yesterday’s count

With 07 more individuals testing positive for COVID-19 last night (30), Sri Lanka has reported a total of 62 coronavirus infections within yesterday. MORE..

| May 31, 2020  8:18 am
Coronavirus: Forty seven fresh cases identified

Coronavirus: Forty seven fresh cases identified

The Ministry of Health confirmed that 47 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, hiking the number of cases reported in the country. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  11:01 pm
Three more COVID-19 patients bring tally to 1,566

Three more COVID-19 patients bring tally to 1,566

Three more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, raising the total count of cases reported in the country to 1,566. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  8:06 pm
Coronavirus: 388 navy men recovered so far

Coronavirus: 388 navy men recovered so far

Sri Lanka Navy says seven more naval personnel who had tested positive for Covid-19 virus have recovered from the disease. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  6:42 pm
Confirmed COVID-19 cases count reaches 1,563

Confirmed COVID-19 cases count reaches 1,563

Sri Lanka’s infections count went up to 1,563 as two more persons tested positive for COVID-19 as of 5.00 pm today (30). MORE..

| May 30, 2020  6:18 pm
Coronavirus infections hike to 1,561 with two new patients

Coronavirus infections hike to 1,561 with two new patients

Sri Lanka’s infections count went up to 1,561 as two more persons were identified as COVID-19-positive. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  5:12 pm
One fresh COVID-19 case takes total count to 1,559

One fresh COVID-19 case takes total count to 1,559

Another person has tested positive for Covid-19 today (30), moving Sri Lanka’s cases count to 1,559. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  3:54 pm
COVID-19 recoveries reach 781 as 27 more regain health

COVID-19 recoveries reach 781 as 27 more regain health

Twenty-seven more COVID-19-positive patients who had been undergoing treatment have been discharged from hospitals today (30) as they have recovered completely. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  2:02 pm
Covid-19 recoveries from Navy rise to 381

Covid-19 recoveries from Navy rise to 381

Fifteen more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..

| May 30, 2020  12:03 pm
Ten new patients move COVID-19 infections to 1,558

Ten new patients move COVID-19 infections to 1,558

Ten more persons tested positive for Covid-19 as of 11.00 pm today (29), moving Sri Lanka’s cases count to 1,558. MORE..

| May 29, 2020  11:51 pm