688 new cases of Covid-19 and Seven new COVID-related deaths in Sri Lanka
Posted on January 17th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 688 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today (17), increasing the tally of confirmed cases registered in the country to 597,035.

Total coronavirus recoveries have risen to 568,373 while the number of infected patients undergoing treatment presently is 13,444.

Sri Lanka’s death toll due to the virus thus far is 15,218.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 07 coronavirus related deaths for January 16, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,218.

This includes 05 males and 02 females, according to the Department of Government Information.

Two of the victims are in the age group of 30-59 years. The remaining o5 patients are aged 60 years and above.

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