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Another ten test positive for COVID-19

The health authorities stated that another ten persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus.

These infected persons are those who were in quarantine at a quarantine centre in Puttalam. The Health authorities stated that this group were identified as those who had maintained close contact with an earlier identified group.

Accordingly, today the health authorities had identified 20 coronavirus infected persons. By 4.30 this evening the authorities had identified 10 Covid-19 positive cases.

With the new group testing positive, the total number of infected persons in the country stands at 142.

Since the issuing of the daily Coronavirus update at 4.30 pm yesterday (30) another 10 persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus until 4.30 pm today (31), confirmed the Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe.

He made this statement at the daily briefing at the National Operation Centre for the Prevention of Covid-19 today. However, with the detection of another ten cases from a quarantine centre in Puttalam this evening,  the total number of confirmed Coronavirus infected cases stands at 142.

Of those infected with the virus and were receiving treatment, 16 patients have made a full recovery and had returned to their homes subsequent to being discharged from hospital. 


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