With the latest deaths, the total went up to 962. Among the dead was a 37 year old man from Bandarawela.
"If symptoms worsen needing medical care they will be admitted to hospital."
Sri Lanka Medical Association had warned of a rise in deaths
By the end of the day on May 13, 26,126 Coronavirus patients were under medical care after 1,145 were discharged.
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"If the patients number continues to increase there may come a time where patients need to stay at home"
A UK variant has triggered a third wave putting pressure on hospitals
Patients in treatment centres and hospitals rose to 16,916 as authorities scrambled to add new hospital beds
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A day earlier the total hospitalized climbed to 13,814
Most delays in Colombo, Kaluthara, Kurunegala, Gampaha and Matale districts.
Total daily Coronavirus cases 1,914, domestic cases 1,860.
National Medical Regulatory Authority would clear a vaccine if it was approved by two 'stringent' foreign regulators
Plans are underway to increase the oxygen capacity in the country.
In the current wave, deaths are now reported in double digits
Patients under medical care rose to 13,824 from 11,933 after the new confirmations as 764 were discharged
"Health staff are getting fatigued. It the true picture is not revealed people will go on weekend trips"
"Earlier one or two got infected from one person, this time five or six seems to be contracting the virus."
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