Daily Covid-19 cases count at 1,281 today and death toll sees uptick with 31 more victims
Posted on February 23rd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 1,281 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today, as the daily count of new cases continues to rise in the country.

This brings the tally of Covid-19 cases registered in the country thus far to 640,578. 

According to official figures, 607,583 positive cases have recovered.

Following the new development, the number of virus-infected people who are undergoing treatment moved to 16,909. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 16,086.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 31 coronavirus-related deaths for February 22, pushing the country’s death toll from the pandemic to 16,086.

The deaths reported today include 14 males and 17 females, according to the figures released by the Department of Govt. Information. 

Six of the victims are between the ages of 30-59 years. The remaining 25 are in the age group of 60 years and above.

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