Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases tally hikes to 1,835

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka has detected 14 more positive cases of COVID-19 as of 10.30 pm yesterday (07), says the Ministry of Health.

Thereby, the number of confirmed coronavirus infections hiked to 1,835.

The Department of Government Information says a total of 21 infections were detected so far within the day – 02 returnees from London undergoing the quarantine procedure, another two from Qatar at Ampara quarantine centre (QC), 01 from Bangladesh at Rantambe QC and 16 from Kuwait (04 at Trincomalee QC and 12 at Minneriya QC).

Earlier today, the country’s recoveries tally escalated to 941 as a total of 50 coronavirus patients had recovered from the disease completely.

They were discharged from the IDH (05), Welikanda Base Hospital (01), Iranawila Hospital (02), Kattankudy Base Hospital (13), Homagama Base Hospital (22) and Minuwangoda Base Hospital (07).

Accordingly, 883 Covid-19 patients are currently under medical care, says the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry.

In the meantime, the death toll from coronavirus stands at 11.

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