Sri Lanka reports 17 Covid-19 deaths on Friday, toll rises to 14,979
Fri, Dec 31, 2021, 10:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Dec 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka Friday reported 17 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Thursday, December 30.
Among the deaths reported today, 11 are of males and 06 of females. The majority of deaths – 13 – 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 last year has now risen to 14,979.