Eighteen more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka

Eighteen more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka

May 25, 2020   07:27 pm

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Eighteen more persons have been diagnosed as Coronavirus infected patients increasing the tally of confirmed cases in Sri Lanka to 1,182.

The Ministry of Health said that all new positive cases are returnees from Kuwait.

Forty-one new cases of COVID-19 have been identified so far within the day.

A total of 477 patients who have tested positive for the virus are currently under medical care while the number of recoveries in the country stands at 695.

The 10th death due to the virus was reported in Sri Lanka today after a 52-year-old woman, who had returned from Kuwait and had been undergoing quarantine at the Trincomalee center, succumbed to the virus this evening.

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