Sri Lanka confirms 42 Covid-19 deaths occurred on Wednesday, toll rises to 3,959

Sri Lanka Thursday reported that 42 deaths due to COVID-19 occurred on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed that 42 deaths occurred on Wednesday, July 21 due to the COVID-19.

Among the Wednesday’s deaths, 25 are of males and 17 of females. The majority of the deaths numbering 35 are of elderly people in the 60 years and above age group.

According to the data reported by the Government Information Department, the total deaths due to Covid-19 since the pandemic began last March has now risen to 3,959 including the deaths confirmed Wednesday.