Total COVID-19 cases in the island rise to 2941

Total COVID-19 cases in the island rise to 2941

Total COVID-19 cases in the island rise to 2941

Written by Staff Writer

22 Aug, 2020 | 11:42 am

23 COVID-19 patients were identified yesterday.

23 quarantined people from Kuwait, Turkey, Chennai, and the United Arab Emirates have been identified as active COVID-19 cases, According to the Government Information Department.

The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the country so far is at 2941.

141 infected people are being treated at hospitals while 2789 people infected with the virus have been recovered so far, The Government Information Department stated.

At present there are no reports of COVID-19 cases within the community, the Chief Epidemiologist at the Epidemiology Unit, Dr. Sudath Samaraweera stated.

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