Foreign returnee adds to COVID-19 case count; total at 1,634

Foreign returnee adds to COVID-19 case count; total at 1,634

June 1, 2020   05:18 pm

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A foreign returnee who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus had moved the COVID-19 case count in Sri Lanka to 1,634.

According to the Epidemiology Unit if the Health Ministry, 812 active cases of the coronavirus infection are currently under medical care at selected hospitals across the country.

Meanwhile, with 10 patients marking their recoveries today (01), the total tally of recoveries reported in the country has come to stand at 811 cases.

Sri Lanka witnessed its 11th death from the coronavirus this morning (01) as a 45-year-old male who had returned from Kuwait succumbed to the disease at the Homagama Hospital.

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