Sri Lanka daily COVID-19 deaths hit another record high Saturday with nearly 200 deaths, toll exceeds 7100
Sat, Aug 21, 2021, 09:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka for the third consecutive day reported an all-time high death toll due to COVID-19 Saturday confirming 198 deaths on Friday, August 20, 2021.
The Director General of Health Services on Friday, August 20 has confirmed 198 deaths due to the COVID-19.
Among the Friday’s deaths, 117 are of males and 81 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 154 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 7,183 including Friday’s deaths.