Covid-19: Sri Lanka reports 1,235 new cases and records 27 new Covid-19 deaths
Posted on February 17th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 1,235 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (17).

This brings the tally of Covid-19 cases registered within the country thus far to 633,051.

Meanwhile over 20,000 patients infected with the virus are currently undergoing treatment island-wide. 

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 27 new coronavirus-related fatalities for February 15, moving the death toll in the country from the virus to 15,926.

This includes 17 males and 10 females, according to the Department of Government Information.

Eight of the deceased were in the age group of 30-59 years. The remaining 19 victims were aged 60 years and above

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