Number of coronavirus patients in Sri Lanka reaches 59

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The number of conronavirus patients in Sri Lanka rose to 59 this evening, the Ministry of Health said.

The Health Ministry said that seven more individuals were identitified today to have contracted the coronavirus in Sri Lanka.

Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that three patients were identified from Ratnapura.

Dr. Jasinghe added that an infant, a 64 year old from the North Colombo hospital and a 23 year old from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (IDH) are among the infected patients identified today.

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