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Global COVID19 cases surpassed 5.5 Million and import COVID19 cases to push-up Sri Lanka cases

HealthMay 25, 2020
Global COVID19 cases surpassed 5.5 Million and import COVID19 cases to push-up Sri Lanka cases
Total COVID19 cases have reached 5.5Mn and total received patients were 2.3Mn. The total number of deaths recorded in the USA reached 99,300, out of a global total of 346,719. Most of Europe and the USA showing flattening the curve, while Brazil, India, Pakistan yet to reach that level. Iran and South Korea showing signs of a second wave. The number of cases in Sri Lanka has started increasing mainly due to the import cases from middle east, where many migrant workers are returning back to the country.

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