Sri Lanka exceeds 19,000 COVID-19 infections

2020-11-20 at 18:36

The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Sri Lanka exceeded 19,000 today.

220 individuals linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda COVID-19 were reported to have contracted the virus.

Accordingly, total infections recorded increased to 19,061.

Earlier today Sri Lanka recorded over 13,000 COVID-19 recoveries after another 368 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals during the past 24 hours.

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said total recoveries increased to 13,271.

5,717 COVID-19 patients including 12 foreign nationals are currently receiving treatment at 55 hospitals across the island while 462 suspected cases are under medical observation.