First COVID-19 patient in Sri Lanka discharged after complete recovery


The first Sri Lankan who tested positive for COVID-19 has completely recovered from the illness, sources told siyatha news.

Accordingly, he has been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), where he had been receiving treatment, this morning (23).

The, now completely recovered patient, is a 52-year old tour guide from.

He had worked closely with a group of Italian tourists who had arrived in the country.

Once he was identified as a COVID-19 positive patient, he was admitted for treatment at the IDH in Angoda on March 10.