The total number people who fell victim to COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka moved up as 82 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Thursday (Sep. 23).
The new development has pushed the official death toll from the virus outbreak in Sri Lanka to 12,530.
As per the data released by the Department of Government Information, the latest victims include 51 males and 31 females.
As many as 61 deaths were reported among the elderly people aged above 60 years. In addition, 21 individuals aged between 30-59 years have also fallen victim to the virus infection. – ada derana