* Sri Lanka confirms 167 Covid-19 deaths for Sunday, toll rises to 6,263
Mon, Aug 16, 2021, 09:06 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Monday reported that 167 deaths due to COVID-19 confirmed for Sunday, August 15, 2021.
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 167 deaths due to the COVID-19 for Sunday, August 15.
Among the Sunday’s deaths, 103 are of males and 64 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 130 are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group. One male under 30 years of age has also succumbed to the disease.
According to the data reported by the Government Information Department, the total deaths due to Covid-19 since the pandemic began has now risen to 6,263 including Sunday’s deaths.