32 persons recover from COVID-19

2020-10-28 at 15:49

Another 32 persons including a foreign national who contracted the novel coronavirus in the country have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals during the past 24 hours.

Accordingly, the number of COVID-19 recoveries has increased to 4,075.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 15 COVID-19 patients were discharged from the Colombo East Base Hospital, six from the Homagama Base hospital, five from the Teldeniya Base hospital, two persons each from the Laggala Pallegama Rural hospital and the Dankotuwa District hospital, an individual from the Iranawila hospital and a foreign national from the Hambantota District General hospital were released during the past 24 hours.

Accordingly, 4,776 patients including 12 foreign nationals are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at 37 medical facilities across the country.

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

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the country remains at 8,870 following the detection of 457 patients yesterday.