Total cases rise to 619 as eight more test positive
Posted on April 28th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

Eight more positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Sri Lanka while the tally reached 619.

Earlier today, 23 coronavirus patients were detected in the country. Five of them were revealed to be naval personnel and the other three were from the quarantine centre in Punanai.

A total of 31 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed within the day.

Meanwhile, 8 persons who had tested positive for the virus had recovered from the virus today (28), raising the coronavirus recoveries total to 134.

Sri Lanka saw the highest daily surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday (27) with 65 new infections. The tally went up from 523 to 588 just within 24 hours.

According to the Epidemiology Unit’s tally, 478 active cases of coronavirus are currently under medical care at selected hospitals.

Seven coronavirus patients in the country have succumbed to the disease.

One Response to “Total cases rise to 619 as eight more test positive”

  1. Vaisrawana Says:

    For latest authentic information on how Sri Lanka is tackling the local Covid-19 pandemic situation, one may go to http://www.covid19.gov.lk website.

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