Daily COVID cases count moves to 829 today and reports another 12 coronavirus deaths
Posted on January 19th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The daily count of COVID-19 cases recorded in Sri Lanka moved to 829 today (January 19), the Health Ministry said.

According to the Government Information Department, the newly-detected cases include 09 individuals who recently arrived on the island from overseas.

The latest development has brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country so far to 598,536.

As many as 568,637 recoveries have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 14,600 active cases in total are currently under medical care and the death toll stands at 15,243, official figures showed.

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 12 coronavirus related deaths for January 18, pushing the country’s death toll due to the Covid-19 pandemic to 15,243. 

The deaths confirmed today include 05 males and 07 females while two victims are between the ages 30-59 years. The other 10 patients are aged 60 years and above. 

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