COVID-19 cases tally reaches 3,169


The total number of positive cases confirmed in the country reached 3,169 as three new COVID-19 patients were detected on Friday (11).

The Department of Government Information confirmed that the latest cases are arrivals from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

In the meantime, the number of recoveries from the disease in Sri Lanka moved up to 2,969 as 14 more persons infected with the virus were discharged from hospitals earlier today.

The Epidemiology Unit says that 188 active cases are currently under medical care.

Sri Lanka has thus far witnessed 12 deaths due to the virus outbreak.