Coronavirus Update: Confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka came to 2,841 as two people tested positive for the virus today (08), the government information department confirmed.
The Department has said Saudi Arabia arrivals are the latest positive cases.
According to statistics from the Epidemiology Unit, at hospitals currently there are 254 patients infected with the virus under medical care.
Meanwhile, after 12 patients were released from hospitals after returning to safety, the number of recoveries from the disease rose to 2,576 earlier today.
So far, Sri Lanka has seen 11 deaths as a result of the virus outbreak.