About 100,000 PCR tests done so far

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A total of 100,000 tests had been carried out in Sri Lanka by today (June 24th Wednesday), Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said.

According to Minister Wanniarachchi, COVID-19 has been completely removed from the Sri Lankan society by now. PCR Test is not something simple. A number of equipment and chemicals are required to perform a PCR Test. It is a very complicated process.

Meanwhile Epidemiology unit sources said that the current COVID-19 recovery rate in Sri Lanka is 78.45 percent and it is 42.09 percent in the USA. The recovery rate in India is 56.66 percent.

The fatality rate of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka is only 0.55 percent and it is 5.09 percent in the USA. The fatality rate of India is 3.17 percent. The fatality rate of UK is 14.02 percent, the sources said.

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