Tue, 17 May 2022 Today's Paper

Contradictory stats in Health Ministry and Epidemiology Unit websites

8 June 2021 02:50 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

 

  • The Health Ministry has recorded the number of active patients at 31,466, while the Epidemiology Unit gave the figure as 36,287

By Sheain Fernandopulle   

Contradictory statistics could be observed in the Health Ministry and Epidemiology Unit websites on the number of active COVID-19 patients in the country.   

The Daily Mirror noticed that the Health Ministry has recorded the number of active patients at 31,466, while the Epidemiology Unit gave the figure as 36,287 as of last afternoon.  


This shows that there is a considerable gap of 4,821 between the two.   


On the other hand, Deputy Director-General of Health Services Dr Hemantha Herath told a news briefing held at the Health Promotion Bureau yesterday that the number of active patients stands at 26,243 as of last afternoon.  
This shows even a larger gap of 10,044 with that of the statistics provided by the Epidemiology Unit.  


When asked about this, Dr. Hemantha Herath told the Daily Mirror that they had informed the Epidemiology Unit of this and they had said they would look into it.  


Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit has made the relevant changes. At present, the Unit has recorded the number of active patients as 29,506 as of last evening.  


However, there is still a slight gap between the statistics on the number of active patients on both the sites.  
Dr. Herath said they get the data from the most reliable sources and added there could be a slight variation.    

Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.

  Comments - 0

Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.


The Three Universal Truths in Buddhism

Buddhism is a moral and philosophical system, which expounds a unique path of

After night of terror, activists accuse government of smokescreening

On May 9, 2022, several hours before former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

RECOVERY OF STOLEN ASSETS – Part I

The “#gotagohome” campaign that started a few weeks back demanding the Pr

‘GotaGoGama’ rises through ashes after Monday’s nightmare

A half burned down tent standing on plastic pillars, heaps of rubble from the