Five COVID-19 cases among Kuwait arrivals push total to 1,094
May 24, 2020 03:01 pm
Five more individuals who had arrived in the country from Kuwait have tested positive for COVID-19, stated the Department of Government Information.
They had been undergoing the mandatory quarantine process at the Trincomalee quarantine center.
Thereby, the total number of coronavirus cases reported in Sri Lanka has climbed to 1,094.
As per the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry, 411 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals across the country.
Meanwhile, 14 more COVID-19 patients recovered today (24) raising the total tally to 674 cases.
Sri Lanka has recorded nine fatalities from the virus.