Coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka climb to 1,923
Posted on June 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

Two more individuals are confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus, hiking the total number of cases recorded in the country to 1,923.

Accordingly, a total of 08 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported within the day so far.

Previously today (17), 05 arrivals from Chennai and 01 Sri Lanka Navy personnel were tested positive for the virus infection.

Currently, 515 active cases are receiving treatment under medical care at selected hospitals, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry.

With 26 patients being discharged today (17), the number of recoveries in the country now stands at 1,397.

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

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