Daily COVID cases tally tops 800 for seventh straight day and records 17 new fatalities from Covid-19
Posted on January 25th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Ministry of Health says that another 891 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (January 25). 

This figure includes 03 persons who had arrived in the country from overseas. 

Sri Lanka’s tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country climbs to 603,654 with this while 11,784 patients infected with the virus are currently undergoing treatment. 

Meanwhile, this is the seventh 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 17 coronavirus-related deaths for January 24, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,330.

This includes 12 males and 05 females, according to the Department of Government Information.

Three of the victims are in the age group of 30-59 years and the remaining 14 patients are aged 60 years and above.

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