The number of COVID-19 infections rises to 1,068

2020-05-23 at 04:20

The number of coronavirus infections in the country has risen to 1,068. 13 individuals tested positive for the virus yesterday.

Of the 13, 11 were identified as Navy personnel while the other two were identified as a returnee from Malaysia who tested positive while at a quarantine centre in Rajagiriya and another returnee from Kuwait.

The number of Navy personnel who tested positive has risen to 608.

439 COVID-19 positive cases are presently being treated at seven hospitals.

110 individuals remain under observation on suspicions of having contracted the coronavirus.

620 individuals who tested positive have recovered after medical treatment and have been discharged thus far.