The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 585 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 2,371.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 140,471.
As many as 117,220 recoveries and 921 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The Epidemiology Unit’s data showed that 22,330 active cases are currently under medical care.
(Previous News 15 May 2021,20:57)
COVID-19 : 1,786 cases today
The Ministry of Health confirmed that another 1,786 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (May 15).
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country thus far to 139,871.
As per Epidemiology Unit’s data, 21,730 active cases are currently under medical care at hospitals and treatment centres across the island.
Meanwhile, the number of total recoveries has reached 117,220 and the death toll stands at 921.