Tuesday April 21, 2020 17:02:26
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has confirmed two new Coronavirus cases in Borelasgamuwa and Piliyandala during an extended curfew imposed to find infected persons who had missed a contact tracing process with an older index case from March 12 having infected dozens of persons.
On April 20, two persons had been found in Piliyandala and Borelasgamuwa in addition to over two dozen confirmed from Bandaranaika Pura, relating an index patient who had returned from April 12 and had turned up in hospital on April during flush-out curfews.
On April 20, 32 new cases were found, the highest in a single day.
So far 32 cases had been confirmed from the patient that had arrived from India on March 12. On April 20, a patient each had been found in Piliyandala and Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka’s Army Chief General Shavendra Silva.
“The person from Borelasgamuwa had gone to a private hosptial in the Kottawa area,” he said. “The hospital had been closed.