Sri Lanka detects 914 new cases of Covid-19 and records 22 new Covid-related deaths
Posted on March 1st, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 914 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 646,948. 

According to official figures, 609,092 positive cases have recovered.

Following the new development, the number of virus-infected people who are undergoing treatment moved to 21,612. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 16,244.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 22 coronavirus-related deaths for February 28, pushing the country’s death toll from the pandemic to 16,244.

The deaths reported today include 11 males and 11 females, according to the figures released by the Department of Govt. Information. 

Two of the victims are between the ages of 30-59 years. Another one is aged below 30 years and the remaining 19 are in the age group of 60 years and above

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