* Sri Lanka reports 24 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday, toll exceeds 15,000
Sun, Jan 2, 2022, 08:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Jan 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka Sunday reported 24 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Saturday, January 01.
Among the deaths reported today, 20 are of males and 04 of females. While 13 deaths are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group, 11 people in the 30-59 years age group have 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 15,019.