Jan 27, 2021

Covid-19 cases pass 60,000 mark ; 290 fatalities

Health authorities have confirmed two more Covid-19 deaths today (27).

The latest patient to succumb to Covid-19 is a 74-year old female from Gonapola and a 43-year old male from Colombo 15.

Accordingly, the total number of fatalities now stand at 290.

Meanwhile, according to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 09.40pm on today (Jan. 27), a total of 772 fresh cases were found in the day with the total number of infections at 60,694.

It adds that there are 7,838 patients under medical care and 52,566 recoveries at the moment.

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