Coronavirus update: Sri Lanka COVID-19 cases rise to 1905 with 16 new cases Monday

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases rose to 1905 Monday with 16 more persons testing positive for the coronavirus, the Health Ministry said.

According to the Epidemiology Unit report, as of 10:30 pm Monday 552 patients are receiving treatment at hospitals. Another 46 Individuals are currently under investigations in hospitals.

Eleven patients have died while 1,342 patients including the Chinese tourist, who was the first COVID-19 case detected in the country in January, have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

A total of 88,734 PCR tests have been conducted to detect Covid-19 infected persons from February 18 to June 15, according to the Health Promotion Bureau report.

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