Coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka at 1,089

Coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka at 1,089

May 23, 2020   11:05 pm

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Four more COVID-19 positive patients reported increasing the total number of cases in the country, the Ministry of Health stated.

Twenty-two positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed so far within the day.

Accordingly, a total of 1,089 novel coronavirus patients have been identified from Sri Lanka. 

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries in Sri Lanka moved up to 660 earlier today, as 40 patients were discharged from hospitals as they have returned to health.

The Epidemiology Unit says, 420 active cases are currently under medical care at the IDH Hospital, Welikanda Base Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital, Iranawila Hospital, Kattankudy Base Hospital, Navy Hospital, Minuwangoda Base Hospital, and Homagama Base Hospital.

Nine coronavirus patients in the country have succumbed to the virus thus far.

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