878 discharged; COVID recoveries up to 101,763

2021-05-07 at 17:28

878 individuals have recovered from the coronavirus and have been discharged during the past 24-hours.

Sri Lanka’s coronavirus recoveries have accordingly risen to 101,763.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 98 individuals were discharged from the Punani treatment centre, 60 from the Dambadeniya treatment centre and 52 from the Ampara rehabilitation centre.

16,916 persons are currently being treated for COVID-19 at several facilities across the island while 1,353 individuals suspected to have contracted the virus are under medical observation.

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 119,424 following the detection of 1,895 patients yesterday.