COVID-19 cases in the island rise to 2828

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The number of confirmed COVID 19 cases in the island has increased to 2828.

5 patients tested positive yesterday.

4 are returnees from Saudi Arabia, the Health Ministry said.

The other is a contact of a patient from Lankapura.

At present, there are 300 active COVID-19 patients continuing to receive treatment at hospitals, while 2517 patients have recovered, The Health Ministry further stated.