Today, with another 480 corona infected people being cured and discharged from hospitals, the total number of corona infected people recovered in the country has incresed to 43,747.
Also, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva stated that 670 more corona infected people have been identified today.Accordingly, the total number of coronavirus infections reported in the country is 50,899.
Ravi Kumudesh, Chairman of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Scientists and Professionals stated that there has been a decrease in the number of PCR tests conducted daily.
The President of the Government Medical Officers' Association Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya has also been subjected to self-quarantine.
This was after a doctor who attended a recent dinner at his home was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the office of the Chief Government Whip has been temporarily closed for disinfection following the confirmation that the Secretary to the Chief Government Whip has been infected with the coronavirus.