Sri Lanka’s COVID death toll passed the 7000 mark with 198 COVID19 deaths confirmed. According to the Director General of Health Services these deaths had taken place August 20 and the total number of fatalities in Sri Lanka increased to 7183. 

This is the highest single-day confirmed deaths in Sri Lanka. Over 1500 coronavirus related deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka last 14 days.

Among the dead are 117 males and 81 females. The majority of the deaths numbering 154 is of the people in the 60 years and above age group. There were no death below 30 years age.