Sri Lanka’s coronavirus cases reach 1,140 with two new patients

Sri Lanka’s coronavirus cases reach 1,140 with two new patients

May 24, 2020   11:31 pm

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Two new COVID-19 positive cases have been detected as of 11.00 pm today (24), says the Ministry of Health.

Sri Lanka’s total count of coronavirus infections thereby increased to 1,140.

The two patients are confirmed to be arrivals from Kuwait, who are undergoing mandatory quarantine in Trincomalee.

Accordingly, a total of 51 positive cases of coronavirus has been detected so far within the day.

Meanwhile, 674 of these coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospitals so far upon complete recovery.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says that 457active cases are currently under medical care at selected hospitals.

The country’s death toll due to coronavirus currently stands at 09.

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