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Sri Lanka completes 100,000 PCR Tests – Health Minister

A total of 100,000 tests had been carried out in Sri Lanka by yesterday (June 24,Wednesday), Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said.

According to Minister Wanniarachchi, COVID-19 has been completely removed from Sri Lankan society by now.

Epidemiology Unit sources said that the current COVID-19 recovery rate in Sri Lanka is 78.45 percent and it is 42.09 percent in the USA. The recovery rate in India is 56.66 percent. This project was assisted by the Asian Devlopment Bank (ADB).

The fatality rate of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka is only 0.55 percent and it is 5.09 percent in the USA. The fatality rate of India is 3.17 percent. The fatality rate of the UK is 14.02 percent.


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