Sri Lanka yesterday recorded its highest ever case load of positive COVID-19 patients in the country bringing the total to 310.
Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jayasinha said that the group which tested positive for the virus was at the quarantine centers. The 24 individuals were said to be residents of Bandaranayke Mawatha in Colombo 12. By this time, 100 persons who had tested positive for the virus had recovered and were discharged from hospitals.
Later yesterday noon however, 8 more cases were confirmed by the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health bringing the total to 304. According to the unit there are presently 199 patients under medical care, 97 have completely recovered.