Sri Lanka reports 98 Covid-19 deaths Saturday, toll exceeds 5,000
Sat, Aug 7, 2021, 08:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka Saturday reported that 98 deaths due to COVID-19 occurred on Friday, August 06, 2021.
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed that 98 deaths occurred on Friday, August 06 due to the COVID-19.
Among the Friday’s deaths, 47 are of males and 51 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 78 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 has now risen to 5,017 including Friday’s deaths.