Sri Lanka confirms 171 Covid-19 deaths for Monday, toll rises to 6,434
Tue, Aug 17, 2021, 09:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tuesday reported that 171 deaths due to COVID-19 confirmed for Monday, August 16, 2021.
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 171 deaths due to the COVID-19 for Monday, August 16.
Among the Monday’s deaths, 102 are of males and 69 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 134 are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group. Two males under 30 years of age have 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 6,434 including Monday’s deaths.