Over 1,000 new Covid-19 cases were detected in Sri Lanka and confirm another 20 coronavirus deaths
Posted on January 30th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says another 1,056 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (30), as the country’s daily count of new Covid-19 cases surpassed 1,000 once again after four months. 

Out of the 1,054 persons to test positive for the virus today, two individuals had arrived in the country from overseas while the rest are community infections. 

This is the first time that the daily count of new Covid-19 cases in the country has exceeded 1,000 since the end of September last year. 

Meanwhile the tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country thus far climbs to 610,103 with this. 

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 20 coronavirus related deaths for January 29, pushing the country’s death toll from the virus since the start of the pandemic to 15,420.

This includes 13 males and 07 female patients while surprisingly 03 of the victims, two males and a female, are below the age of 30 years. 

Five are between the ages 30-59 years while the other 12 are in the age group of 60 years and above. 

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