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Corona patients ... now 59

Corona patients ... now 59


Corona patients ... now 59

4.30 pm
3 other corona infected patients were added to the list, thus the total figure rising to 59. Minister Mrs. Pavithra Wanniarachchi confirmed this during a news discussion held this evening. She said that those three were a person at Ragama hospital, a person undergoing treatment at IDH and a small child.

3.50 pm
Today 4 more corona patients were detected, thus bringing the total to 56, Dr. Anil Jasingha said. He
said that the two joined recently were the gem merchant's wife and the daughter while the other two were reported from a quarantine camp. In the meantime, it was further pointed out that the bigger percentage of corona infected patients in Sri Lanka were between the ages of 41 - 50 and that males become a prey to this virus more than women.

12.30 pm
According to daily released corona data reports of epidemic diseases division of the health ministry, there are 52 Sri Lankans infected by the corona virus by 10 this (19) morning. According to supervision conducted, there are 243 suspected corona patients. The corona operations centre yesterday said that the number of corona patients has gone up to 50. The other two were reported last evening. However that operations centre did not report this in the night hours as such. What Dr. Anil Jasingha said yesterday was that because of the possibility of statistics going wrong, here onwards the total would be revealed only in one instance. The March 19th report of epidemic diseases division  is published herewith