Coronavirus Update: The count of COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka reached 981 at 11.30 pm today (17) after 11 new patients were identified, the Ministry of Health says.
Ten new positive coronavirus cases have been reported before today. Therefore a total of 21 cases were confirmed within the day.
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Meanwhile, the number of patients recovering from the virus rose to 538.
The Epidemiology Unit says that at selected hospitals around the country currently, 434 active cases are under medical care.
The death toll from COVID-19 for the country is currently at 09.