Returnee from Bangladesh adds to COVID-19 case count
Posted on June 28th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

Another foreign arrival testing positive for the coronavirus infection has taken the tally of virus-positive cases in Sri Lanka to 2,037.

The latest case is a recent returnee from Bangladesh, according to the Health Ministry.

With the new, four individuals have been detected to have contracted the virus, so far today (28). Previously, three individuals including arrivals from Pakistan and Kuwait were confirmed to have tested positive in PCR testing.

Currently, 365 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals, as per the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry.

COVID-19 case tally moves to 2,036

The total number of COVID-19 infections reported from Sri Lanka has now moved to 2,036 cases, confirms the Ministry of Health.

This is with an individual who recently arrived from Kuwait testing positive for the virus.

Accordingly, three individuals have been detected to have contracted the virus, so far today (28).

Currently, 364 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.

Arrival from Pakistan tests positive for COVID-19

Another arrival from Pakistan has tested positive for the coronavirus infection, moving the total count of COVID-19 cases in the country to 2,035.

Currently, 363 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.

Coronavirus count in Sri Lanka moves to 2,034

One more individual has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, thus, increasing the total number of virus-positive cases in the country to 2,034.

Currently, 362 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.

Meanwhile, with 22 more regaining health, count of recoveries reported in the country to hiked to 1,661.

Sri Lanka has witnessed 11 deaths from the virus thus far.

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