May 26, 2020

SL sees new daily high as Covid-19 cases spike to 135 (Update)

The discovery of another 37 Covid-19 cases have spiked the total number of cases found within the day to 135.
 
This figure becomes the new highest number of Covid-19 cases found from Sri Lanka, within a day. 
 
According to the Epidemiology Unit, 127 of today's cases are  returnees from Kuwait while the remaining 08 cases are Navy personnel.
 
Accordingly, the total number of confirmed infections from the island has increased to 1,317.
 
According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 9.30pm today (May 26), there are 595 patients under medical care, 712 recoveries and 10 fatalities at the moment.
 
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(Previous update at : Tuesday, 26 May 2020 21:02) 

Highest number of Covid-19 cases found today (Update)

Another 69 Covid-19 positive cases have been identified today (26) in Sri Lanka, bringing the total number of cases found within the day to 96.

According to the Epidemiology Unit, 88 of today's cases are  returnees from Kuwait while the remaining 08 cases are Navy personnel.

This is the highest number of cases confirmed within a day, so far. Previously, the highest number of cases found within a day was reported on April 27, 2020 with the figure standing at 65.

Accordingly, the total number of confirmed infections from the island has increased to 1,278.

According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 6.45pm today (May 26), there are 556 patients under medical care, 712 recoveries and 10 fatalities at the moment.

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(Previous update at : Tuesday, 26 May 2020 17:42)

Covid-19 cases increase to 1,206

The total number of Covid-19 cases found so far has increased to 1,206 with the identification of 24 persons today (26).
According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 5.15pm today (May 26), there are 484 patients under medical care, 712 recoveries and 10 fatalities at the moment.

 

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