This brings the total number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus registered in Sri Lanka to 517,377.
Total recoveries have increased to 457,488 while currently, 46,983 infected patients are under medical care and home-based care.
The death toll meanwhile has risen to 12,906. – ada derana
COVID death toll moves up with 59 new fatalities
According to the Department of Government Information, 28 males and 31 females have succumbed to the novel coronavirus in the recent past.
New victims include 11 people aged between 30 – 59 years and 47 others aged 60 years and above. One female youth aged below 30 years has also succumbed to the virus.
Following the latest development, Sri Lanka’s COVID-related death toll now stands at 12,906. – ada derana