Sri Lanka reports 21 Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, toll rises to 14,698
Thu, Dec 16, 2021, 07:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Dec 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Wednesday reported 21 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Wednesday, December 15.
Among the deaths reported today, 12 are of males and 09 of females. The majority of deaths – 14 – 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 14,698.