Sri Lanka has been able to control the COVID-19 epidemic effectively-WHO

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World Health Organisation says sri Lanka has been able to control the COVID-19 epidemic more effectively even with modest means than more resourced countries. WHO Country Representative Dr. Razia Pendse said yesterday that Sri Lanka, fortunately, had been one of the few countries that has been able to control the epidemic.

She said this was thanks to well established public health system, especially the communicable disease surveillance and the proactive action that has been taken by the government.
Dr. Pendse said world is still in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic and there is no short cut to end the pandemic.

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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