The Health Minister says no corona infected patient has been reported in the country today.

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Minister Pvithara Wanniarachchi says that no coronavirus infected person has been reported from the country today. The government has taken all measures to prevent the spread of virus in the island. She said that the measures taken by the government will be successful it the public act with responsibility.

Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that only 102 coronavirus infected persons have been reported in the country. 255 suspected patients are undergoing treatment at hospitals. Observations are being made on 1600 who have come from abroad. He pointed out the need to keep social distance when the curfew is lifted.

Army Commander Shavendra Silva said that 144 individuals who were at quarantine centers maintained by the three armed forces have been sent to their homes. Another 163 who were quarantine during the past 14 days will be sent to their homes tomorrow. He said that 3086 persons are under quarantine at 46 centers.

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COVID-19 Situation Report
2020-Aug-06 | 08:08

Total Confirmed Cases - 2,839
Active Cases - 291
New Cases - 00
Total number of individuals in hospitals - 68
Recovered & Discharged - 2,537
Deaths - 11