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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2903

No new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Sri Lanka yesterday.

Colombo, 26 March, (Asiantribune.com):

The second Sri Lankan COVID-19 infected patient completely recovered and has been discharged from the IDH, Angoda today, hospital sources said.

No new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Sri Lanka yesterday.

A remaining 99 patients are in hospitals after they were tested positive for the virus as three patients, including the Chinese national--the very first case in Sri Lanka--were discharged.

According to the data of the Epidemiology Unit at the Health Ministry, 225 persons are currently in hospitals with the symptoms of COVID-19 virus.

In the meantime, the second batch of 201 people who completed the quarantine period have left the Kandakadu (144) and Punani (57) Quarantine Camps yesterday on the 25th March.

The first batch of 108 persons from the Kandakadu quarantine centre while 203 from the Punani quarantine centre, quarantined after arriving in the country left the quarantine centers on 24 March, completing their quarantine period.

The first batch was released on 24th March and the military provided them with transport facilities.

The quarantine process was handled by the security forces under the supervision of Army Commander Lt. General Shavendra Silva.

Thousands of Sri Lankans who returned from foreign countries are still in quarantine centres run by the military.

- Asian Tribune –

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