One more persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus by 11:55pm today, stated the Epidemiology Unit. Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients in the country stands at 992. On that account, a total of 11 positive cases were confirmed on Monday. Ten of them have been detected from Sri Lanka Navy. The other patient is a returnee from Singapore, who had been undergoing the mandatory quarantine process.The number of recoveries in the country rose to 559 yesterday while a total of 424 active cases are currently under medical care. Coronavirus global cases have reached almost 4.9 million and global deaths have passed 320,189. The number of coronavirus patients in USA has exceeded 1,550,000. In the US the death toll is almost 92,000. India has become the 11th country to surpass the 100,000 mark of the coronavirus patients.
- Landslide red warnings have been issued to several districts due to the prevailing inclement weather condition.
- Former MP Shehan Semansinghe says that the Former President and the Former Defence Secretary were able to create a country without the fear of war.