Recoveries count hits 1,711 as more patients return to health


The Ministry of Health says 33 more individuals, who had tested positive for the COVID-19, recovered from the disease today (30).

According to the situation report issued by the Epidemiology Unit, the latest recoveries are reported from the Infectious Disease Hospital (09), Welikanda Base Hospital (02), Iranawila Hospital (01), Kattankudy Base Hospital (08), Minuwangoda Base Hospital (01), Hambantota District General Hospital (04) and Theldeniya Base Hospital (08).

These health improvements have brought Sri Lanka’s total count of recuperations to 1,711.

The total number of COVID-19 cases identified in the country hit 2,042 on Monday (29) with 05 new infections among arrivals from Pakistan and Bangladesh.

The Epidemiology Unit says 320 patients infected with COVID-19 are currently under medical care at several hospitals across the country.

Meanwhile, 11 coronavirus-positive patients have succumbed to the disease in Sri Lanka.