The Health Minister examines the medical research institute in Colombo

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Minister Pavithra Wanniarchchi has made today an observation tour of the Medical Research Institute in Boralla which is the main testing place for the Coronavirus in the country. About 100 tests are conducted daily at the institute with the assistance of 12 laboratory technicians. The reports taken following tests are examined by three specialist doctors and then they are sent immediately to the hospitals. Dr. Jayaruwan Bandara said that a modern machine has been installed to destroy the waste after disinfection, following tests.

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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