423 persons recover from coronavirus

2021-01-24 at 18:15

423 persons who contracted the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in Sri Lanka to 49,684.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 34 persons were discharged from the Bingiriya treatment centre, 21 from the Panideniya treatment centre and 19 each from the Homagama Base Hospital and Neville Fernando Hospital during the past 24 hours.

Accordingly, 7,974 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at 65 facilities across the country.

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

Earlier, 349 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 increasing the number of infections in the country to 57,936.

All 349 persons were linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster.