Six more Covid-19 cases moves total to 1,530
Posted on May 28th, 2020

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Six more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sri Lanka increasing the tally of confirmed cases reported in the country 1,530.

This brings the total number of new cases identified within Thursday (May 29) to 61. 

Today’s confirmed cases include 18 returnees from Kuwait who are under quarantine in Trincomalee, 17 returnees from Dubai who are quarantined at Giragama and 26 navy personnel.

A total of 775 patients infected with Covid-19 are currently being treated at selected hospitals while Sri Lanka’s recoveries has increased to 745.

21 new cases of Covid-19 brings total to 1,524

Twenty-one new cases of Coronavirus have been identified increasing the total number of cases reported thus far in Sri Lanka to 1,524.

A total of 55 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported so far within today (28). 

This includes 17 persons who had returned from Kuwait and are under quarantine in Trincomalee and another 17 Sri Lankans who had returned from Dubai and are currently under quarantine in Giragama.

The remaining 21 patients are navy personnel. Among them are 17 from a quarantine center in Jaffna and 2 from Mullaitivu. The other two navy personnel are also under quarantine.

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka has increased to 1,524 while 769 of them are currently under medical care. The number of recoveries stands at 745.

COVID-19: Total case count passes 1,500 mark

The total number of COVID-19 infections reported in the country has surpassed the 1,500th mark, confirmed the Department of Government Information.

This is with 17 persons who had been undergoing quarantine at the Giragama quarantine facility upon return from Dubai testing positive for the COVID-19 virus.

Accordingly, a total of 34 cases have been reported in the country within the day so far. Fifteen of them had arrived from Kuwait and been undergoing quarantine at the Trincomalee quarantine center while the other 2 are Sri Lanka Navy personnel.

The total number of cases reported in the country is at 1,503 patients.

Sri Lanka witnessed the highest daily surge of virus cases on Wednesday (27), with a record total of 150 new infections. Out of these cases, 97 were returnees from overseas at quarantine facilities while 53 were navy personnel under quarantine.

Currently, 748 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals across the country, as per the Epidemiology Unit.

15 returnees test positive for COVID-19; Confirmed cases hike to 1,486

Fifteen more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Sri Lanka’s infections tally to 1,486 as of 5.15 pm today (28).

These fresh cases are returnees from Kuwait who are being quarantined in Trincomalee.

COVID-19 infections confirmed so far today moved up to 17, as two virus-positive navy men were also identified earlier this evening.

According to the Epidemiology Unit’s tally, 448 persons – including 3 foreigners – who arrived in the country from overseas have contracted the virus so far.

In the meantime, the count of recoveries reported in the country reached 745 after 13 patients were discharged from hospitals earlier today.

This brings the number of active coronavirus cases who are under medical care to 731.

Sri Lanka reported its 10th death on Monday (25) as a 51-year-old woman who had arrived in the country from Kuwait succumbed to the disease.

Two fresh COVID-19 cases bring count to 1,471

Two more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, increasing the number of COVID-19 cases reported in the country.

The Ministry of Health stated that the two latest infections have been detected among the Sri Lanka Navy personnel.

Thereby, the total number of coronavirus cases detected in the country has jumped to 1,471.

Sri Lanka witnessed the highest daily surge of virus cases on Wednesday (27), with a record total of 150 new infections. Out of these cases, 97 were returnees from overseas at quarantine facilities while 53 were navy personnel under quarantine.

The number of active coronavirus cases who are currently under medical care stands at 716, according to the Epidemiology Unit’s tally.

In the meantime, Sri Lanka has reported 745 recoveries from the virus.

Sri Lanka reported its 10th death on Monday (25) as a 51-year-old woman who had arrived in the country from Kuwait succumbed to the disease.

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