Covid-19 patients count hits 1,692 with nine fresh cases

Covid-19 patients count hits 1,692 with nine fresh cases

June 3, 2020   05:54 pm

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The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hiked to 1,692 this evening (03) as nine persons tested positive for the virus.

Seven of them have been identified as navy men and the remaining two are returnees from Kuwait and Qatar.

In the meantime, 13 virus-positive patients who had recovered completely were discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital and Minuwangoda Base Hospital earlier today. Sri Lanka’s recoveries count thereby moved up to 836.

The total count of active coronavirus cases under medical care meanwhile stands at 845.

Sri Lanka reported its 11th COVID-19 death on Monday (01) as a 45-year-old male who had arrived in the country from Kuwait succumbed to the disease.

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