Colombo, August 17 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 362,000 mark as another 3,414 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (16).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 362,074 with 43,921 active cases registered across the island and as many as 312,057 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
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Sri Lanka also registered 167 more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The victims have succumbed to the virus infection on Sunday (15).
Reportedly, among the victims are 1 male aged below 30 years, 36 victims aged between 30-59 years and 130 others aged 60 and above.
The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 6,263 as of now.
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