Daily cases of Covid-19 in Sri Lanka hit 1,287 today and records 28 new coronavirus-related deaths
Posted on February 5th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Ministry of Health says that another 1,287 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (February 05).

Sri Lanka’s tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country thereby climbed to 617,189.

According to official figures, 580,770 positive cases have recovered.

With the new development, the number of virus-infected people who are undergoing treatment moved to 20,847. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 15,572.

This is the seventh consecutive day Sri Lanka recorded more than 1,000 daily cases of Covid-19.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 28 new coronavirus-related fatalities for February 05, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,572.

This includes 20 males and 08 females, according to the Department of Government Information.

Five of the deceased were in the age group of 30-59 years. Two others were aged below 30 years and the remaining 21 victims were aged 60 years and above.

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