Sri Lanka finds 409 Coronavirus cases, 6,140 active Covid-19 patients
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has found 409 Coronavirus cases from 9,940 tests conducted with 6,140 active cases in hospital on November 03, official data showed, with curfews imposed in the Western province and key hotspots.
Two persons were declared dead, taking the total to 23.
A day earlier 344 persons were discharged from hospital.
Sri Lanka has given up on institutionalized quarantine as cases mounted and clusters have also developed in several key towns.
Home quarantined persons would be supplied with food, officials have said.
The government has allowed perishable foods distributers including fish, eggs and vegetable sellers to move. (Colombo/Nov04/2020)