* Sri Lanka reports 198 Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, toll rises to 7,948
Wed, Aug 25, 2021, 09:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka Wednesday reported that 198 deaths due to COVID-19 confirmed for Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 198 deaths due to the COVID-19 for Tuesday, August 24.
Among the Tuesday’s deaths, 119 are of males and 79 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 146 are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group. A 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 has now risen to 7,948 including Tuesday’s deaths.