(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Saturday reported 58 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Friday, October 01.
Among the deaths reported today, 38 are of males and 17 of females. The majority of deaths – 38- are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group. Two females below the age of 30 also succumbed to the disease.
According to the data reported by the Government Information Department, the total deaths due to Covid-19 since the pandemic began last year has now risen to 13,019.