More than 400,000 PCR tests carried out so far in Sri Lanka

More than 400,000 PCR tests carried out so far in Sri Lanka

More than 400,000 PCR tests carried out so far in Sri Lanka

Written by Zulfick Farzan

23 Oct, 2020 | 11:41 am

Colombo (News 1st);  415,243 PCR tests were carried out in Sri Lanka to date, said the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

On Thursday (22), 8,071 PCR tests were carried out across the country.

To-date, 56,302 individuals have left for homes after completing the mandatory quarantine period.

As of this morning (23), 8,632 persons in 73 tri service-managed QCs are still in quarantine.

By 6.00 Friday morning (23), 60 fully-recovered COVID-19 affectees were discharged from hospitals.

05 of them are expatriates and 55 are identified as close contacts of Minuwangoda garment factory-infected employees who were in quarantine at QCs.

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