According to the figures released by the Govt. Information Department, the deaths reported today include 17 males and 04 females.
Six of the patients are between the ages 30-59 years while the remaining 15 are in the age group of 60 years and above.
Meanwhile, the Health Ministry said 541 more persons have tested positive for Covid-19.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country to 566,737. – ada derana