* Sri Lanka reports 17 Covid-19 deaths on Monday, toll rises to 14,901
Mon, Dec 27, 2021, 08:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Dec 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka Monday reported 17 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Sunday, December 26.
Among the deaths reported today, 11 are of males and 06 of females. The majority of deaths – 10 – are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group. One male below 30 years of age 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 last year has now risen to 14,901.