COVID: 12 more people succumb to virus infection

COVID: 12 more people succumb to virus infection

October 22, 2021   07:31 pm

The total number of people, who died of COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka, moved up as 12 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Thursday (October 21).

The new development has pushed the official death toll from the virus outbreak in the country to 13,574.

The latest victims include 07 males and 05 females, the Department of Government Information said.

According to official data, 08 deaths were reported among elderly people aged above 60 years. In addition, 04 people aged between 30-59 years have also fallen victim to the virus infection.

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