Coronavirus recoveries in Sri Lanka climb to 745

Coronavirus recoveries in Sri Lanka climb to 745

May 28, 2020   01:50 pm


More COVID-19 patients have recovered from the virus hiking the count of recoveries reported in the country.

Thirteen patients who had been receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus have been discharged upon complete recovery.

Accordingly, the total count of recoveries reported in Sri Lanka is at 745 cases.

In total, 1,469 coronavirus cases have been detected in the country so far.

Sri Lanka witnessed the highest daily surge of virus cases on Wednesday (27), with a record total of 150 new infections. Out of these cases, 97 were returnees from overseas at quarantine facilities while 53 were navy personnel under quarantine.

The number of active coronavirus cases who are currently under medical care stands at 714, according to the Epidemiology Unit’s tally.

Sri Lanka reported its 10th death on Monday (25) as a 51-year-old woman who had arrived in the country from Kuwait succumbed to the disease.

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