Number of Covid-19 infected persons rises to 303.

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With eight new Covid-19 cases being reported, the total number in the country rose to 303. According to the Ministry of Health, all eight new cases were reported from the isolated area of Bandaranayaka Mawatha in Colombo 12. A total of 32 new coronavirus positive cases have been reported so far today as the ministry had confirmed 24 new patients earlier today. 122 patients are currently under medical care while 97 have recovered and have been discharged. Majority of the patients are from Colombo district. That is 96. 32 patients are from the Gampaha district.

Meanwhile, The Attorney General’s Department has been decided to be temporarily shut down until further notice. This measure was taken as a female security officer attached to the department has been identified to have had direct contacts with Covid-19 patients. Reportedly, two Covid-19 positive patients have been reported from a house where the female security officer receives food. Therefore the Department has been closed off to facilitate sterilization processes.

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