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Sri Lanka confirms ninth COVID-19 death as total infected rises to 755

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka confirmed its nine death from the COVID-19 pandemic a short while ago.

An announcement from the Ministry of Health said  the deceased was a 52-year-old woman from Colombo 15 that was undergoing treatment in the National Institute of Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) hospital that was set aside for COVID-19 patients.

The number of active COVID-19 cases have risen to 755 with four new cases confirmed today.

There are 549 active cases undergoing treatment and 145 under observation at various hospitals.

A total of 197 patients have been discharged after a full recovery. (Colombo/May5/2020)

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