Sri Lanka reports 72 Covid-19 deaths on Thursday, toll rises to 12,448

Sri Lanka Thursday reported 72 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Wednesday, September 22.

Among the deaths reported today, 42 are of males and 30 of females. The majority of deaths – 60- 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 year has now risen to 12,448.