Daily COVID cases surpass 1,000 for second consecutive day and death toll moves up with 21 new fatalities
Posted on January 31st, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Ministry of Health says that another 1,082 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (January 31). 

This figure includes 06 persons who had arrived in the country from overseas. 

Sri Lanka’s tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country thereby climbed to 611,185.

With this, the number of virus-infected people who are undergoing treatment moved to 17,312. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 15,441.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 21 new coronavirus-related deaths for January 30, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,441.

This includes 11 males and 10 females, according to the Department of Government Information.

Five of the victims are in the age group of 30-59 years. Two others are s aged below 30 years and the remaining 14 patients are aged 60 years and above.

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