COVID-19 cases tally moves up to 847 with three new patients
Posted on May 9th, 2020

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Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, taking the cases tally to 847.

Nine infections were reported earlier today and it was confirmed that these patients were also from Sri Lanka Navy. The 11 positive cases detected on Friday (08) also turned out to be naval personnel.

Ministry of Health stated that a total of 260 coronavirus patients have recovered from the disease and were discharged from hospitals.

According to the Epidemiology Unit, 578 active cases are currently under medical care at selected hospitals across the country.

Sri Lanka has so far confirmed 9 fatalities due to the virus.

Nine coronavirus cases confirmed today are from Navy – Health Ministry

The 9 cases of COVID-19 that were confirmed today (09) have been identified from Sri Lanka Navy, says the Ministry of Health.

In addition, the 11 positive cases reported on Friday (08), too, were detected from the Navy.

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka to date stands at 844.

According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 413 out of this total count are naval personnel.

Twenty-one naval personnel have made complete recoveries from the disease so far.

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