COVID-19 positive cases rise to 106 | Sunday Observer

COVID-19 positive cases rise to 106

Another two new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Sri Lanka. The total COVID-19 patients reported from Sri Lanka by now is 106, Health Ministry spokesman said.

UPDATE (19:25)

Another two new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Sri Lanka. The total COVID-19 patients reported from Sri Lanka by now is 104, Health Ministry spokesman said.

 

No COVID-19 patients reported in last 48 hours - UPDATE (16:00)

No COVID-19 patient reported from Sri Lanka during the 48 hours (two days) ended this morning and seven (7) patients fully cured and left National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID). The total COVID-19 patients reported from Sri Lanka by now is 95, Health Ministry spokesman said.

 

No COVID-19 patients reported in last 24 hours - (14:00)

No COVID-19 patients have been reported from Sri Lanka during the 24 hours ended this morning and three patients have been fully cured and left the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID). The total COVID-19 patients reported from Sri Lanka by now is 102, Health Ministry spokesman said.

 
 

According to the spokesman, the Health Ministry recommends to wear masks only for COVID-19 patients, family members and all the other close associates of those patients, all people who suffer from flu like symptoms (sneezing, cough, headache, fever etc) and health care workers. Hands should be washed with soap and water before wearing the mask. The Mask should not be touched while wearing it. It should not be touched from the front while removing. 

Meanwhile the Epidemiology Unit sources said that 247 suspected COVID-19 patients are in selected hospitals islandwide. A total of 100 of them are in NIID and another 27 are at the Homagama Base Hospital. There are 25 in Welikanda Base Hospital. The Gampaha District General Hospital has 15 patients. There are 11 patients at Ragama Teaching Hospital and another 10 at the Hambantota Base Hospital.

The highest number of COVID-19 positive patients, 22 were found from the Colombo district. Kalutara district recorded the second highest number, 14. There are 10 patients from Gampaha district. The number of patients reported from Quarantine Centres are 34.

The public can call and inform 119, 0718591864, 0112444480, 0112444481 about any individual who returned from aboard and hiding inside his/her home or in a relative’s home without getting registered for the home quarantine process. 

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