Colombo, August 16 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 354,000 mark as another 3,435 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (15).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 354,968 with 39,301 active cases registered across the island and as many as 309,732 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
Reportedly, as many as 122 deaths were reported among elderly people who are aged above 60 years. In addition, 38 individuals aged between 30-59 years and 1 female below 30 years have also succumbed to the virus infection.
The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 6,096 as of now.