Eleven navy men, 2 returnees among Coronavirus cases confirmed yesterday
May 23, 2020 08:49 am
Sri Lanka confirmed 13 new COVID-19 patients within Friday as the infections tally escalated to 1,068.
Out of this total, 11 have been identified as naval personnel, the Department of Government Information said.
The remaining two positive cases are returnees from Malaysia and Kuwait who are undergoing mandatory quarantine procedures.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka has reported 620 recoveries from coronavirus to date.
According to the tally of Epidemiology Unit, 439 active cases are under medical care at IDH, Welikanda Base Hospital, Navy Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital, Iranawila Hospital, Kattankudy Base Hospital, Homagama Base Hospital and Minuwangoda Base Hospital.
The country’s death toll due to coronavirus currently stands at 09.