Coronavirus Update: According to Health Ministry Epidemiology Unit, 72 new Covid-19 cases of the novel coronavirus have been identified in Sri Lanka.
The new cases increase the country’s total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,278.
A total of 96 new cases have thus far been detected within the day. That marks the country’s highest daily number of reported cases so far.
According to the count of the Epidemiology Unit, the number of active coronavirus cases under medical treatment is therefore at 556.
Meanwhile, the count of recoveries recorded in the country reached 712 today, with 17 more coronavirus-positive patients returning to health.
Sri Lanka announced her 10th death on Monday (25), as a 51-year-old woman who had come from Kuwait to the country succumbed to the illness.