Coronavirus: 961 new cases detected and reports another 17 coronavirus deaths in Sri Lanka
Posted on January 28th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Ministry of Health says that another 961 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in the country today (28).

This figure includes 04 persons who had arrived in the country from overseas while the rest are community cases.

This is the third consecutive day that the daily count of new cases has surpassed the 900 mark. 

This brings the total number of coronavirus cases registered in Sri Lanka thus far to 608,065.

15,365 patients infected with the virus are currently undergoing treatment across the island. 

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 17 coronavirus related deaths for January 27, increasing the death toll in Sri Lanka due to the virus to 15,386.

This figure includes 10 males and 07 female patients while one of the victims is below the age of 30 years. 

Six of the deceased are between the ages 30-59 years while the other 10 are in the age group of 60 years and above. 

Meanwhile the Health Ministry has also reported another 284 Covid-19 recoveries, pushing the country’s total recoveries to 577,314. 

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