Increase in Sri Lanka’s COVID19 deaths. Among the dead majority are males. Majority of deaths people in the over 60 years of age

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COVID Deaths in Sri Lanka Chart

About 395 coronavirus related deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka during June 17 to June 23. According to the data reported by the Government Information Department, the total deaths due to Covid-19 Since the pandemic began last March has now risen to 2,769. Among the dead majority were males. Out of the 2769 deaths, 1608 are male while 1161 are females. The majority of the deaths are of the people in the over 60 years of age group. About 74% percent deaths are above age 60 years group. 24 percent are 30-59 and 1.18% are below the age of 30.

Increase in Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 deaths

The Director General of Health Services confirmed on June 23 that 65 deaths occurred due to the pandemic

Sri Lanka reported 71 covid deaths June 22, the highest single day after Health Ministry changed the procedure on announcing COVID deaths. According to new procedure from June 15, death count to report in a day, the deaths that occur within 48-hour or 24 hours. Earlier COVID-19 deaths were reported in a single day which had taken place several days and sometimes, weeks or months ago. Under the previous procedure, 101 coronavirus related deaths added to the total death count, the highest single-day reporting on June 11.

June 24 –
June 23 – 65
June 22 – 71
June 21 – 52
June 20 – 47
June 19 – 54
June 18 – 55
June 17 – 51
June 16 – 59
June 15 – 55

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