COVID-19: Positive cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hike to 1,730
June 3, 2020 09:04 pm
Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,730 as 13 more new virus-positive patients were detected as of 8.30 pm today (03).
Accordingly, a total of 47 virus-positive persons – including one returnee from Kuwait, 19 returnees from Qatar and 20 Navy men – have been detected so far within the day.
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 today. Sri Lanka’s recoveries count thereby moved up to 836.
The total count of active coronavirus cases under medical care meanwhile stands at 883.
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.