Uptick in Covid-19 cases as 222 more test positive

Uptick in Covid-19 cases as 222 more test positive

February 23, 2021   06:41 pm

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Sri Lanka’s confirmed Covid-19 cases count saw an uptick today (February 23) as 222 more persons were tested positive for the virus.

With the new development, total novel coronavirus cases detected in the country have increased to 80,739.

Epidemiology Unit data showed that 4,447 active cases are still under medical care at selected hospitals and treatment centres.

However, 75,842 persons who were infected with the virus have been discharged so far, upon returning to health.

In the meantime, the death toll from the virus outbreak stands at 450.

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