COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka reach 811

COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka reach 811

June 1, 2020   01:14 pm

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Ten more patients who had previously tested positive for COVID-19 have completely recovered and have been discharged from hospital, the Ministry of Health confirmed.

Patients who were being treated at Navy Hospital, IDH Hospital, Welikanda, Mulleriya and Homagama hospitals were discharged after recovering, the Epidemiology Unit said.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka to 811.

Meanwhile the total number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus reported in the country thus far stands at 1,633.

Incidentally the number of patients currently under medical care is also 811.

The death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka increased to 11 this morning after a 45-year-old male who had recently returned from Kuwait succumbed to the virus.

He had been receiving treatment in the ICU of the Homagama Hospital.

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