COLOMBO : The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 93 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday,September 19, increasing the official death toll in the country to 12,218.
As per the figures reported by the Department of Government Information Monday 20, the victims include 45 males and 48 females while one of the deceased is below the age of 30.
Twenty-four of the Covid-19 deaths are individuals between the ages of 30-59 and the remaining 68 are persons aged 60 and above.
The Epidemiology Unit reported that another 673 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 1,509.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 506,009.
As many as 433,093 recoveries and 12,218 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The Epidemiology Unit’s data showed that 60,698 active cases are currently under medical care.
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