COLOMBO : Th ministry of health reported 59 deaths and 942 patients positive for the virus on Thursday ,Sept.30.
Forty-seven COVID-19 deaths confirmed on Wednesday were over the age of 60, 11 persons were in the 30 to 59 age group, and one person below the age of 30.
The Epidemiology Unit states that 76.44% of the total fatalities are in the over-60 age group, 22.41% are in the 30 to 59 age group, and 1.15% of the fatalities are in the under-30 age group.
A total of 7,195 fatalities are male and 5,711 fatalities are female. Of the COVID-19 fatalities confirmed on Wednesday, 31 are female and 28 are male. According to the Epidemiology Unit, 73.2% of the COVID-19 fatalities confirmed until 24 September were unvaccinated, 19.4% had received only received one dose, and 7.3% had received both doses.
Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 detections rose to 517,377 with the detection of 912 COVID-19-positive persons yesterday.
The patients detected were from the New Year cluster and 7,740 PCR tests were conducted yesterday.
The previous day, 7,368 PCR tests and 3,823 rapid antigen tests were carried out and 941 patients from the New Year cluster were detected.
The New Year cluster has a patient count of 412,674 and the Prisons cluster has a patient count of 8,768. The country’s COVID-19 detections also include 82,785 persons from the Peliyagoda cluster and 3,059 persons from the Divulapitiya cluster.
In terms of imported cases, 6,937 Sri Lankans and 328 foreigners have tested positive for COVID-19.
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