Daily count of new Covid-19 cases climbs to 877 and reports another 14 coronavirus deaths
Posted on January 24th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Ministry of Health says that another 877 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (24). 

This figure includes 08 persons who had arrived in the country from overseas. 

Sri Lanka’s tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country climbs to 602,763 with this while 11,126 patients infected with the virus are currently undergoing treatment. 

Meanwhile this is the sixth straight day that the daily count of Covid-19 cases has surpassed the 800-mark in the island, showing a resurgence of Covid positive cases reported. 

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 14 coronavirus related deaths in Sri Lanka, pushing the country’s death toll due to the virus to 15,313.

The deaths reported today include 08 males and 06 females while one of the Covid victims is a female below the age of 30 years. 

Seven of the patients are between the ages 30-59 years while the other 06 are aged 60 years and above. 

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