Ministry of Health confirms that ten persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus Yesterday(18). Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients in the country stands at 254 in Sri Lanka.
The new cases have been reported from the quarantine center in Welisara.
Previously, 3 patients were reported from the Oluvil quarantine center and another had been under self-isolation in Rambukkana.
Thereby, the tally of COVID-19 infections in Sri Lanka has climbed to 254 cases.
In the meantime, the total number of coronavirus recoveries in Sri Lanka stands at 86.
Currently, 155 active cases are under medical care at Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Welikanda Base Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital and Iranawila Hospital, the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says.
Sri Lanka has so far confirmed 7 fatalities from the novel coronavirus.