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23 suspected cases of Coronavirus admitted to IDH

A total of 23 individuals, who are suspected to have been infected by the new coronavirus, were admitted to the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) since last Friday (January 24), the Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera said.

Samples collected from eight patients were sent to the Medical Research Institute (MRI) for testing, and reports of three patients were negative. Only one female Chinese National found positive.

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi stated on Tuesday that the National Action Committee appointed under the direction of President meets every day and discuss the measures that need to be taken in order to prevent Coronavirus infections and ensure the safety of the country.


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