732 discharged; COVID-19 recoveries up to 75,842

2021-02-23 at 15:50

732 individuals have recovered from COVID-19 and have been discharged during the past 24-hours.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said coronavirus recoveries accordingly increase to 75,842.

103 individuals were discharged from the Giriulla treatment centre, 40 from the Dambadeniya treatment centre, 39 from the Bidunuwewa treatment centre and 37 from the Yakkala treatment centre.

4,225 persons are currently being treated for COVID-19 while 559 individuals suspected of having contracted the virus are under medical observation.

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 80,517 following the detection of 518 patients yesterday.