Director general of health services Dr. Anil Jasinghe says that six Covid-19 patients have been reported from Karapiriya hospital today. It is reported that all the six infected are navy personnel. According to the report issued by the epidemiology unit of the health ministry 869 patients have been reported so far. 343 of them have recovered and gone back to their homes. 511 are undergoing treatment at hospitals. Meanwhile 33 infected navy personnel have completely recovered. Dr. Jasinghe further said that there is a risk of spreading the virus following the opening of the country again. However, the day to day life should be returned to normalcy. He pointed out the need of the public to follow health guidelines to refrain from getting infected the virus.
- Travelling in the Colombo city for personal matters has been prohibited
- President reviewed the progress of the programme to introduce a Digital Identity Card