* Sri Lanka confirms 170 Covid-19 deaths for Tuesday, toll rises to 6,604
Wed, Aug 18, 2021, 09:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Wednesday reported that 170 deaths due to COVID-19 confirmed for Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 170 deaths due to the COVID-19 for Tuesday, August 17.
Among the Tuesday’s deaths, 84 are of males and 86 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 130 are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group.
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 6,604 including Tuesday’s deaths.