Colombo, August 29 (newsin.asia) – The number of coronavirus positive patients detected in Sri Lanka crossed the 421,000 mark as another 4,596 new Covid-19 cases had been detected across the country yesterday (28).
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 421,557 with 57,580 active cases registered across the island and as many as 355,394 recoveries according to the Government Information Department.
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Sri Lanka also registered 212 more Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The victims have succumbed to the virus infection on Friday (27).
Reportedly, 2 of the victims are aged below 30 years while 37 of them are aged between 30-59 years and 173 others are aged 60 and above.
The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 8,583 as of now.
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