Another 5,350 COVID-19 cases have been added to Sri Lanka’s coronavirus tally.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said the cases were confirmed between the 24th to the 27th of August, although they were not included in the daily tally.
Accordingly, the number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 431,519.
The Epidemiology Unit said 65,146 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 2,204 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 357,598.
3,264 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 196 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 8,775.