21 new cases of Covid-19 brings total to 1,524

21 new cases of Covid-19 brings total to 1,524

May 28, 2020   11:30 pm


Twenty-one new cases of Coronavirus have been identified increasing the total number of cases reported thus far in Sri Lanka to 1,524.

A total of 55 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported so far within today (28). 

This includes 17 persons who had returned from Kuwait and are under quarantine in Trincomalee and another 17 Sri Lankans who had returned from Dubai and are currently under quarantine in Giragama.

The remaining 21 patients are navy personnel. Among them are 17 from a quarantine center in Jaffna and 2 from Mullaitivu. The other two navy personnel are also under quarantine.

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka has increased to 1,524 while 769 of them are currently under medical care. The number of recoveries stands at 745.

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