Coronavirus Update: Last night, the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Sri Lanka increased to 3,313 (22) as another person was confirmed to have contracted the virus.
A recent arrival from Saudi Arabia has been listed as the new patient.
Therefore, 14 positive cases of COVID-19 were identified yesterday, including 07 recent arrivals from Kuwait, 02 from Saudi Arabia, 02 from the United Arab Emirates, 01 from India and 01 from the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre.
In the meantime, Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 recovery shifted to 3,118 earlier today after 18 more patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering health.
The Epidemiology Unit says 182 active cases are currently under medical care.
Sri Lanka also witnessed 13 deaths due to the novel coronavirus.