709 COVID-19 patients recovered

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709 more individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing the total recoveries in the country to 51,046, the Epidemiology Unit confirmed.

According to the epidemiology unit there are only 7,834 active cases being treated in various hospitals across the country.

The total count of positive coronavirus cases found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 59,167.

The country has also witnessed 287 deaths from the virus.