Written by Staff Writer
23 Mar, 2020 | 11:17 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st):- The first Sri Lankan to test positive to COVID-19 left the Infectious Disease Hospital, in Angoda following a complete recovery. He is a 52-year-old tour guide, who tested positive for COVID-19 on the 11th of March.
Director-General of Health Services, Dr Anil Jasinghe said the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka now stands at 91. As at 5:00 am, the number of patients was 85 and are receiving treatment at hospitals.
77 are admitted to the IDH while 8 are receiving treatment at the Welikanda Base Hospital. 227 patients are under medical supervision at hospitals.
The patient count from various areas as at 5:00 am:
32 are currently at quarantine centres.
As for the age distribution, the majority of the patients (35.6%) are between the ages of 41 – 50, while 17.2% of the patients are between the ages of 31 and 40. 71% of patients are male while 29% are female.
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