Sri Lanka recorded the first zero new Coronavirus case day on March 25, as the country was engaged in an intense battle to bottle the Covid-19 bug, and curfew was tightened to combat the possibility of small clusters in the Western Province of the island.
On May 25, Sri Lanka recorded no new cases, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said.
It is the first zero-new-case day since Sri Lanka’s Wave II infection phase began with a tour guide with Covid-19 was confirmed on March 11.
Sri Lanka has confirmed 102 cases since then and there are 255 cases in designated hospitals under observation.
The second fully recovered case, a woman was released on March 25, taking the total recovered, along with a Wave I Chinese lady to three.
Sri Lanka’s health and intelligence services have been on the ground to contain the working Wave II infections from third countries from early March, after fully containing the Wave I from China.