COVID-19 cases total in Sri Lanka at 238
Posted on April 15th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

UPDATE: The Department of Government Information says that the COVID-19 cases count in Sri Lanka stands at 238 as 5 positive cases were identified today (15). 

Four out of them have been found from quarantine centres and two of them were under quarantine at the facility in Palaly when they tested positive for the virus, the Department said.

The other coronavirus-infected person is reportedly a patient who was receiving treatment at a hospital.


The total count of COVID-19 infections in Sri Lanka has jumped to 237 as two more persons tested positive for the virus as of 8.0 pm today (15).

Accordingly, four coronavirus cases were identified during the course of the day.

The Department of Government Information says these four cases were reported from quarantine centres.

167 active cases are under medical care at Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Welikanda Base Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital and Iranawila Hospital, the Ministry of Health stated.

Sri Lanka’s tally of coronavirus recoveries climbed to 63 today as two patients were discharged from hospital after recovering completely. The island has confirmed 7 fatalities due to COVID-19 so far.

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