The female Chinese Coronavirus patient, who has been receiving treatments at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), Angoda is to be discharged today, confirmed sources said.
The 43-year-old female Chinese national who arrived in Sri Lanka from Hubei, China was tested positive for the new coronavirus on January 26 making her the first case of positive coronavirus reported in Sri Lanka.
Chief Epidemiologist of the Epidemiology Unit, Dr. Sudath Samaraweera said the female patient who is in her forties had arrived in Sri Lanka on January 19 as a tourist.
After she developed symptoms of fever, she had been admitted to the IDH.
She is to leave for China soon after being discharged through her travel agent. (Sheain Fernandopulle)