Colombo, August 31 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 436,000 mark as another 4,562 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (30).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 436,081 with 55,098 active cases registered across the island and as many as 371,992 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
Subscribe to our Whatsapp channel for the latest updates from around the world
Sri Lanka also registered 216 more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The victims have succumbed to the virus infection on Sunday (29).
This is the highest number of deaths reported within a day since the beginning of the pandemic.
Reportedly, 5 of the victims are aged below 30 years while 41 of them are aged between 30-59 years and 170 others are aged 60 and above.
The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 8,991 as of now.
Read more – Amidst delta chaos, Sri Lanka health experts go on alert over ‘most mutated’ covid variant
For similar articles, join our Whatsapp group for the latest updates. – click here