Another 480 recover from COVID-19

2021-01-14 at 17:14

480 persons who contracted the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries to 43,747.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 70 persons were discharged from the Gallela Treatment centre, 31 from the Kopai Treatment centre, 29 from the Bingiriya Treatment centre and 28 from the Dambadeniya Treatment Centre during the past 24 hours.

Accordingly, 6,235 persons including one foreign national are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at 63 facilities across the country.

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

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country remains at 50,229 following the detection of 692 patients yesterday.