* Sri Lanka reports 59 Covid-19 deaths on Thursday, toll rises to 12,906
Thu, Sep 30, 2021, 07:27 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Sept 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka Thursday reported 59 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Wednesday, September 29.
Among the deaths reported today, 28 are of males and 31 of females. The majority of deaths – 47- are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group. One female below the age of 30 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 12,906.