Total hits 755 with four new COVID-19 cases

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases count has soared to 755 as four more persons tested positive for the virus, the Ministry of Health confirmed on Tuesday (05).

In the meantime, coronavirus recoveries tally in the country has moved up to 194.

The Epidemiology Unit says, 553 active cases are currently under medical care at the IDH Hospital, Welikanda Base Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital, Iranawila Hospital, Kattankudy Base Hospital, Navy Hospital and Homagama Base Hospital.

The death toll from COVID-19 in the country stands at 08 as another patient succumbed to the virus on Monday (04).

Sri Lanka saw the highest daily surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases on April 27, with 65 new infections. The tally went up from 523 to 588 just within 24 hours.

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