COVID-19: Cases reach 1,118 as Indonesia returnee tests positive

COVID-19: Cases reach 1,118 as Indonesia returnee tests positive

May 24, 2020   08:26 pm


One more person has tested positive for COVID-19 as of 6.00 pm on Sunday (24), says the Ministry of Health.

This new patient is a returnee from Indonesia, who is currently undergoing the mandatory quarantine procedure at the facility in Pelwehera.

Sri Lanka’s total count of coronavirus infections thereby increased to 1,118.

Meanwhile, 674 of these coronavirus patients have made complete recoveries so far.

According to the tally of Epidemiology Unit, 435 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.

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