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Seventy persons released from quarantine centres

Seventy persons who were in quarantine were released yesterday after being subjected to Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests, the National Operation Centre for the Prevention of Covid-19 stated.

Accordingly, 41 persons were released from Gannoruwa (ITI), one from the Gannoruwa Agriculture Holiday Bungalow, one from the Kundasale National Building, one from Pallekale, and 26 from Blue Waters.

Until yesterday, 11,558 persons had undergone the quarantine process at Tri-Forces-operated quarantine centres and were released successfully. Currently, there are 5,038 persons under quarantine at 44 Tri-Forces-operated quarantine centres.

During the 24-hour period ending yesterday, four Naval personnel had been confirmed to have contracted the Coronavirus; and so far, until yesterday, 754 Navy personnel have tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Of this number, 411 Naval personnel have made a complete recovery and have been released from hospitals. Currently, there are 343 Navy personnel under treatment at selected hospitals, the National Operation Centre for the Prevention of Covid-19 said in their daily report, yesterday.

Meanwhile a 45-year-old male, who had returned from Kuwait, recently, and was being treated at the Homagama Hospital for the virus, had passed away, increasing the number of the COVID-19 death toll to 11.

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