More COVID-19 cases hike case count
August 11, 2020 06:44 pm
Five new cases of COVID-19 have been identified hiking the number of virus-positive cases in the country to 2,880.
The new cases have been identified as recent arrivals from Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates the Department of Government Information confirmed.
Accordingly, a total of 9 new cases have been detected in the country within the day.
As per the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 247 active cases are currently under medical care at hospitals.
In the meantime, the number of recoveries from the disease in Sri Lanka has moved up to 2,622 cases with 29 patients being discharged after recovery, today (11).
Sri Lanka has thus far witnessed 11 deaths due to the virus outbreak.