Sri Lanka reports 573 new coronavirus cases and 20 new COVID-related deaths
Posted on December 24th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry reports that 573 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the country within today (24).

This includes two persons who had arrived from overseas, the Govt. Information Department said in a release. 

Meanwhile this brings the tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka thus far to 582,722.

Presently approximately 9,020 patients infected with the virus are undergoing treatment across the island. 

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 20 more coronavirus-related deaths for December 23, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus pandemic to 14,832.

According to the figures released by the Government Information Department, the deaths reported today include 12 males and 08 females.

Six of the patients are between the ages of 30-59 years. The remaining 14 are in the age group of 60 years and above.

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