Daily COVID infections tally climbs to 740 today and 24 deaths confirmed
Posted on November 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 740 today (November 23) as 198 more people were tested positive for the virus, the Epidemiology Unit said.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 558,860.

As many as 527,528 recoveries and 14,182 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the COVID-19 outbreak.

More than 17,000 active cases in total are currently under medical care, official figures showed.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 24 coronavirus-related deaths for November 22, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 14,182. 

According to the figures released by the Govt. Information Department, the deaths reported today include 15 males and 09 female patients.

Four of the victims are between the ages of 30-59 years and another is aged below 30 years. The remaining 20 are in the age group of 60 years and above.

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