Sri Lanka today confirmed the highest number of coronavirus related fatalities, since the pandemic broke out.
The Government Information Department confirmed that 171 virus-related deaths were reported yesterday, the 16th of August.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll rose to 6,434.
102 males and 69 females were among the fatalities.
The Department said two males below the age of 30, were among the victims.
Meanwhile 35 individuals, 23 males and 12 females, were identified as between 30 and 59 years of age.
Furthermore, 134 persons, 77 males and 57 females, were reported to be 60 years or above.