Mar 11, 2020

First local with Covid-19 reported in SL

The first Sri Lankan to have contracted the coronavirus in the country has been reported and is presently at the IDH hospital.

The patient is said to be a middle aged tour guide.

According to state media, he was with a group of Italians and were hospitalised with fever symptoms two days ago.

Meanwhile, a report on 'Gulf News' says that the UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) had announced five new COVID-19 recoveries yesterday and among them are two Sri Lankan nationals.