Six more test positive; cases rise to 2,834

2020-08-04 at 18:49

Six more persons have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The number of infections recorded in the country accordingly increases to 2,834.

Seven persons who contracted COVID-19 recovered and were discharged from hospitals, raising recoveries to 2,524.

Three persons were released from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, two from the Minuwangoda Base Hospital, one from the Colombo East Base Hospital, and another from the Iranawila Hospital.

The number of persons being treated for coronavirus at present stands at 299, while 69 persons suspected to have contracted the virus are also under medical observation.