Total lives claimed by the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka reached 222 yesterday as Director-General of Health Services confirmed three more virus-related fatalities. According to the Department of Government Information, three men including an elderly person have died of coronavirus infection.
Meanwhile, the total count of COVID-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka reached 46,780 as 532 more persons were tested positive for the virus. As per the Health Ministry’s data, 39,661 of the confirmed patients have made complete recoveries from the virus so far. However, 6,897 active cases are still under medical care at selected hospitals and treatment centers across the country.