According to Institute for Health Policy IHP data, Sri Lanka’s “Test Positivity Rate” is increasing further. Test positivity (using PCR tests) shows as 19% while seven day average shows as 19.9%. In July first week the rate was about 10%. According to the data reported by the IHP, this is the highest Test Positivity Rate since the pandemic began last March.

Seven day average of PCR tests indicate as about 18,000.