COVID-19: Update Health Hot Stories Local Covid-19 cases takes tally to 2,076 By admin Posted on July 6, 2020 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr corona positive corona positive Two new cases of novel coronavirus have been detected bringing the tally of confirmed cases reported within the country thus far to 2,076. The Ministry of Health said that two persons who had recently returned from Bahrain have tested positive for Covid-19. Accordingly 162 patients infected with the virus are currently under medical care at hospitals while the total number of recoveries in Sri Lanka has risen to 1,903. The 155 people including the seafarer from Jinthupitiya, Colombo 13 who were directed for quarantine will return home today, Acting Chief of Defense Staff and Army Commander, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said today. Following multiple PCR tests it was confirmed none of them were infected with the virus, according to the Ministry of Health.