Three more patients have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, hiking the total number of cases in Sri Lanka up to 113.
Earlier today (28), four patients were reported as having contracted the COVID-19 virus.
It was also reported that two patients who contracted the virus had made a complete recovery today, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 9.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s first coronavirus death was confirmed from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), earlier this evening. The deceased is a 60-year-old kidney transplant patient who had suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure.
Currently, more than 190 patients suspected of contracting the virus are under observation at selected hospitals across the country.