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COVID-19 recovery rate: Sri Lanka surpasses 95 %

UPDATE: While all the other countries in the world suffer with high fatality rates and low recovery rates related to COVID-19, Sri Lanka has recorded a recovery rate of 95.58 percent, the Epidemiology Unit sources said.

According to the sources, the Global recovery rate of COVID-19 is just 67.88 percent and it is only 74.23 percent in India which has more developed medical facilities. The United States recorded a recovery rate of 53.87 percent which is much lower than in Sri Lanka. The recovery rate of Russia is 80.4 percent.

“The COVID-19 fatality rate reported from Sri Lanka is 0.38 percent while it is 3.49 percent in the world (the Global rate). The fatality rate in India is 1.89 percent, 3.09 percent in the United States and 1.71 percent in Russia,” sources said.

At present, only 118 COVID-19 patients (4 percent from the total number of COVID-19 patients reported from Sri Lanka so far) are in selected hospitals in Sri Lanka under medical treatment (active cases) while all the others have fully recovered and discharged.

“Only 65 ordinary patients (not diagnosed as COVID-19 patients) are receiving treatment in selected hospitals for further investigations,” the sources added.

 

 


Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 95. 58 %-Time: 18:20

While all the other countries in the world suffer with high fatality rate and low recovery rate related to COVID-19, Sri Lanka passed 90 percent (90 %) of recovery rate today and recorded a recovery rate of 95.58 percent, the Epidemiology Unit sources said.

According to the sources, the Global recovery rate of COVID-19 is just 67.88 percent and it is only 74.23 percent in India which has developed medical facilities. The USA recorded a recovery rate of 53.87 percent which is much lower than in Sri Lanka. The recovery rate of Russia, 80.4 percent stands below Sri Lanka.

COVID-19 fatality rate reported from Sri Lanka is just 0.38 percent while it is 3.49 percent in the world (the Global rate). The fatality rate of India is 1.89 percent and it is 3.09 percent in the USA which is higher than in India. The fatality rate of Russia is 1.71 percent, the sources said.