Four new Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,653

Four new Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,653

June 2, 2020   11:59 pm


Four new cases of Coronavirus have been identified increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,653.

Meanwhile the number of new cases reported within today (02) has reached 10.

This includes a total of 07 navy personnel from Iranamadu, Kalpitiya and Mulankavil quarantine centres.

The other three include a close associate of a navy sailor who is also from the Kalpitiya quarantine centre, a returnee from Dubai who is in Giragama quarantine centre and a returnee from Russia who is currently in Pitipana quarantine centre.

The total number of Covid-19 cases reported in the country thus far has risen to 1,653.

A total of 819 patients with virus are currently under medical care while 823 have recovered so far.

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