Another 67 COVID-19 recoveries recorded in SL

2020-10-29 at 15:21

67 individuals who contracted COVID-19 have been discharged during the past 24 hours after recovering.

The number of recoveries accordingly increases to 4,142.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 25 persons were discharged from the Kattankudy Hospital, 19 from the Homagama Hospital, 12 from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, eight from the Teldeniya Base Hospital, two from the Welikanda Base Hospital and one individual from the Galgamuwa Base Hospital.

Accordingly, 5,044 individuals are currently being treated for the virus at 38 hospitals with 435 individuals suspected to have contracted the virus under medical observation.

The number of infections rose to 9,025 yesterday with the detection of 335 individuals linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 cluster, that currently stands at 5,729.