Coronavirus Update: Complete COVID-19 confirmed cases in Sri Lanka rose to 2,810 on Tuesday as another person tested positive for the virus (28).
This positive case is a person coming from the United Arab Emirates ( UAE), the government information service.
Also confirmed yesterday COVID-19 positive were three other UAE arrivals and a touch of a novel coronavirus patient at the Senapura Rehabilitation Centre.
According to estimates, the hospitals currently have 503 patients diagnosed with the virus receiving medical treatment.
Meanwhile, the number of recoveries from Sri Lanka ‘s disease has risen to 2,296 on Tuesday as a record 175 were discharged from hospitals upon full recovery.
The Epidemiology Unit ‘s daily situation report reported that 130 of those recoveries were confirmed from the Kandakadu Treatment Centre. Six were from Infectious Disease Hospital, 02 from Welikada Base Hospital, 02 from Iranawila Hospital, 13 from Kattankudy Base Hospital and the other 22 from Panagoda Army Hospital.
So far, Sri Lanka has seen 11 deaths as a result of the virus outbreak.
Source: Epidemiology Unit