Five more Navy personnel who had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 infection have been discharged from the hospital upon complete recovery.
The relevant Navymen have been declared free of the virus after being subjected to PCR testing.
Thereby, the total number of infected Navy personnel who have recovered from the novel coronavirus has moved up to 209 cases.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka, in total, has recorded 569 recoveries from the virus.
A total of 992 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country while 414 active cases are currently under medical care at selected hospitals across the island.
The country’s fatality count from the coronavirus stands at nine.