Five more test positive for COVID-19, cases up to 2,047

2020-06-30 at 17:37

Five more individuals tested positive for the coronavirus today increasing cases to 2,047.

The five individuals have been identified as Lankan returnees from Oman.

Five individuals tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday as well.

Another 33 individuals who contracted COVID-19 recovered and were discharged from hospitals during the past 24 hours.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said the number of coronavirus recoveries accordingly increases to 1,711.

325 COVID-19 patients are currently receiving medical treatment at 11 hospitals.

49 persons who are suspected to have contracted the virus are also under medical observation.

Among the cases are 757 persons who returned from overseas recently and 904 cases were identified as Navy personnel.