Another 38 COVID-19 patients recover in SL

2020-07-07 at 13:01

38 more persons who contracted the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals.

Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries has increased to 1,955.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 21 COVID-19 patients were released from the Homagama Base hospital, nine from the Kattankudy Base hospital and four from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases during the past 24 hours.

Two persons who recovered after contracting the novel coronavirus were also released from Welikanda Base hospital while one patient each was released from the Iranawila hospital and the Minuwangoda Base hospital yesterday.

35 suspected cases are also under medical observation.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the country has risen to 2,078 after the detection of one more patient.

Accordingly, 112 COVID-19 patients are currently receiving medical treatment at nine hospitals across the country.