Coronavirus Update: Twelve more individuals have reported contracting the COVID-19 virus, the health ministry said. All 12 cases are found among staff of the Sri Lankan Navy, the ministry reported.
With the latest cases, the country’s cumulative number of cases of coronavirus has reached 949. Meanwhile, in the world, coronavirus recoveries rose to 520 earlier today as 43 patients returned to health.
The Epidemiology Unit says that at selected hospitals across the country currently there are 420 active cases under medical care.
The COVID-19 death toll for the nation stands at 09.