Sri Lanka reports over 800 daily COVID cases for second straight day and confirms 12 more coronavirus deaths
Posted on January 20th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

he Health Ministry reported that 827 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (20), as the daily count of new Covid-19 cases surpasses the 800-mark for the second consecutive day. 

The new coronavirus cases detected today includes 03 persons who had arrived in the country from overseas. 

The total number of Covid-19 cases registered in the country jumps to 599,363 with this while over 15,000 infected patients are currently undergoing treatment. 

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 12 coronavirus related deaths for January 19, pushing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,255. 

This includes 08 males and 04 females while one of the female victims is below the age of 30 years. 

Two of the patients are between the ages 30-59 years while and the other nine are aged 60 years and above. 

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