Coronavirus: Recovered Navy personnel count reaches 357
May 28, 2020 06:17 pm
Six more naval personnel who were confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 have made complete recoveries from the virus, Sri Lanka Navy said.
Accordingly, a total of 357 naval personnel have recovered from the disease so far.
These discharged navy men will be kept under quarantine for another 14 days in compliance with the healthcare regulations.
The total number of coronavirus cases reported in Sri Lanka is at 1,486.
Sri Lanka witnessed the highest daily surge of virus cases on Wednesday (27), with a record total of 150 new infections. Out of these cases, 97 were returnees from overseas at quarantine facilities while 53 were navy personnel under quarantine.
Currently, 731 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals across the country, as per the Epidemiology Unit.
Meanwhile, 745 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the hospital upon complete recovery from the illness.
Sri Lanka reported its 10th death on Monday (25) as a 51-year-old woman who had arrived in the country from Kuwait succumbed to the disease.