Sri Lanka confirms 1,297 new COVID-19 cases

Sri Lanka confirms 1,297 new COVID-19 cases

September 19, 2021   05:34 pm

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says 1,297 more people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus so far today (September 19).

This brings the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in the country to 504,055.

Reportedly, more than 59,900 virus-infected patients are undergoing treatment at the moment at hospitals, treatment centres, and undergoing home-based care. 

The total number of coronavirus recoveries climbed to 432,038 after 1,002 more patients were discharged from medical care earlier today.

Meanwhile, the official death toll from COVID-19 now stands over 12,022.

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