Coronavirus: 339 new cases and 24 new COVID-19 related deaths reported in Sri Lanka
Posted on January 2nd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 339 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today (02).

This includes three persons who had arrived from overseas, according to the latest figures. 

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the country rises to 587,935 with this while approximately 11,967 infected patients are currently undergoing treatment. 

Meanwhile the official death toll since the start of the pandemic surpassed 15,000 today after 24 more Covid-19 related deaths were confirmed.

Sri Lanka has registered 24 new COVID-19 related deaths for January 01, pushing the death toll since the start of the pandemic past 15000, data showed on Sunday. 

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed the Covid death figures for yesterday, which includes 20 males and 04 females.

Eleven of the patients were between the ages of 30-59 years while the other 13 were aged 60 years and above. 

This brings the total number of coronavirus related deaths in the country thus far to 15,019. 

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