Dubai returnee takes coronavirus count to 1,648

Dubai returnee takes coronavirus count to 1,648

June 2, 2020   07:10 pm

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Another individual is confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago.

The latest cases is a person who had recently returned from Dubai, said the Ministry.

Previously, 04 new cases have been identified within today (02) with three of them being navy personnel from Iranamadu and Kalpitiya quarantine centers.

Accordingly, the total count of coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka is now at 1,648 cases with 814 of them still under medical care.

823 patients have been discharged from the relevant hospital after recovering.

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

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