Sri Lanka’s active COVID patients count is rapidly increasing and passed 31,000 mark. Active patients count is now 31,095. For the 9th consecutive day Sri Lanka records over 2000 COVID cases, so far today total 2794 new cases report. Today caseload is the highest after June 6th.

According to Institute for Health Policy IHP data, Sri Lanka’s “Test Positivity Rate” is increasing again. Test positivity (using PCR tests) shows as 15% while seven day average shows as 16%. In July first week the rate was about 10%. Seven day average of PCR tests indicate as about 15,000.