Coronavirus Update: A short while ago five more cases of COVID-19 infections were reported, the Ministry of Health confirmed.
The count of COVID-19 cases found today (18) increases to 10 with the new cases. Previously it was confirmed that 5 Navy personnel contracted the disease.
The cumulative count of novel cases of coronavirus recorded in Sri Lanka has thus shifted to 991.
Earlier today , the number of recoveries in the country grew to 559 while a total of 418 active cases are still under medical care.
In Sri Lanka the number of deaths due to the virus is 09.
Yesterday approximately 1,254 PCR tests were carried out and 21 new cases were found within yesterday, according to the Ministry of Health.