Two from Chennai test COVID-19 positive

2020-09-27 at 18:48

Three persons tested positive for the coronavirus in the country today increasing infections to 3,352.

The Department of Government Information said two arrivals from Chennai and a returnee from the United Arab Emirates tested positive for the virus.

Accordingly, 131 COVID-19 patients, including 16 foreign nationals, continue to receive treatment while 40 suspected cases are under medical observation.

Earlier today, 22 persons were discharged after recovering from COVID-19 increasing recoveries to 3,208.

Seven individuals were discharged from the Welikanda Base Hospital, five each from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases and the Iranawila Hospital, four from the Hambantota District General Hospital and another individual from the Colombo East Base Hospital during the past 24 hours.