COVID-19: Update Health Hot Stories Local COVID-19 positive cases tally to 1,068 By admin Posted on May 23, 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_Update in sri lanka Corona_Update in sri lanka Accordingly, a total of 13 new positive cases of coronavirus have been confirmed so far within the day 10.00 pm on Friday (22), says the Ministry of Health. Out of this total, 11 have been identified as naval personnel, the Department of Government Information said. The remaining two positive cases are returnees from Malaysia and Kuwait who are undergoing mandatory quarantine procedures. Sri Lanka’s total count of coronavirus infections thereby reached 1,068. Meanwhile, 620 of these coronavirus patients have made complete recoveries so far. According to the tally of Epidemiology Unit, 439 active cases are under medical care at IDH, Welikanda Base Hospital, Navy Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital, Iranawila Hospital, Kattankudy Base Hospital, Homagama Base Hospital and Minuwangoda Base Hospital. The country’s death toll due to coronavirus currently stands at 09.