28 more recover from COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

2020-09-26 at 13:42

28 more persons including a foreign national who contracted the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals.

Accordingly, the number of COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka has risen to 3,186.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17 patients had been discharged from the Welikanda Base Hospital, six including a foreign national from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases while five individuals had been released from the Iranawila Hospital during the past 24 hours.

Accordingly, 146 persons including 17 foreign nationals are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at five hospitals across the country.

25 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Sri Lanka remains at 3,345 after 12 persons tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.