48 discharged, COVID-19 recoveries up to 2,439

2020-08-01 at 14:05

48 individuals who contracted the coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged during the past 24 hours.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said the number of recoveries accordingly rose to 2,439.

23 persons were discharged from the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre, ten individuals from the Kattankudy Base Hospital, nine from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, four from the Welikanda Base Hospital and one each from the Minuwangoda Base Hospital and the Panagoda Army Hospital.

, 365 COVID-19 patients are presently being treated for the virus while 48 persons suspected to have contracted the virus are also under observation.

The number of infections is presently at 2,815 after a family member of the COVID-19 positive case reported from the Lankapura Divisional Secretariat was confirmed to have contracted the virus yesterday.