Sri Lanka records 1,286 new positive cases of Covid-19 and Covid death toll moves up with 26 new fatalities
Posted on February 25th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 1,286 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 643,072. 

According to official figures, 608,226 positive cases have recovered.

Following the new development, the number of virus-infected people who are undergoing treatment moved to 18,704. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 16,142.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 26 coronavirus-related deaths for February 24, pushing the country’s death toll from the pandemic to 16,142.

The deaths reported today include 13 males and 13 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 20 are in the age group of 60 years and above.

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