First COVID-19 patient in Sri Lanka discharged after complete recovery
Posted on March 23rd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

The first Sri Lankan who tested positive for COVID-19 has completely recovered from the illness, sources told Ada Derana.

Accordingly, he has been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), where he had been receiving treatment, this morning (23).

Reportedly, he was kept under observation at the hospital for two more days after his recovery.

The, now completely recovered patient, is a 52-year old tour guide from Mattegoda.

He had worked closely with a group of Italian tourists who had arrived in the country.

Once he was identified as a COVID-19 positive patient, he was admitted for treatment at the IDH in Angoda on March 10.

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