18 recover from COVID-19; 3,118 recoveries recorded

2020-09-22 at 13:47

18 more persons who were infected with the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals during the past 24 hours.

Accordingly, the number of COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka has risen to 3,118.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said seven COVID-19 patients were discharged from the Welikanda Base Hospital, six from the Iranawila Hospital and five persons were released from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases.

Accordingly, 158 persons, including 10 foreign nationals, are currently receiving media treatment at five hospitals.

65 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation.

Meanwhile, 12 new COVID-19 cases were reported yesterday, increasing the number of infections to 3,299.