Twenty-two more recover from COVID-19


Twenty-two individuals infected with COVID-19 made complete recoveries today (17), says the Ministry of Health.

According to the situation report issued by the Epidemiology Unit, 06 Sri Lankans and 01 foreign national receiving treatment at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Angoda, 13 patients from the Welikanda Base Hospital, 01 from the Iranawila Hospital, and 01 from Colombo East Base Hospital have been discharged in this manner.

COVID-19 recuperations confirmed in Sri Lanka thereby reached 3,043.

In the meantime, the total count of positive cases of novel coronavirus found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 3,271.

The Epidemiology Unit says 215 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.

Sri Lanka has witnessed 13 deaths from the virus so far.