COVID-19 recoveries rise to 660

2020-05-23 at 13:52

Another 40 individuals who contracted COVID-19 have been discharged after making complete recoveries.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health recorded 660 coronavirus recoveries.

22 patients were being treated at the Navy General Hospital, eight at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, six at the Colombo East Base Hospital, three at the Welikanda Base Hospital and another at the Iranawila Hospital.

The number of coronavirus infections in the country currently stands at 1,068.

13 individuals tested positive for the virus yesterday.

The number of Navy personnel who tested positive has risen to 607.

399 COVID-19 positive cases are presently being treated at seven hospitals. 110 individuals remain under observation on suspicions of having contracted the coronavirus.