Sri Lanka reports 82 Covid-19 deaths on Friday, toll rises to 12,530

Sri Lanka Friday reported 82 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Thursday, September 23.

Among the deaths reported today, 51 are of males and 31 of females. The majority of deaths – 61- 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 12,530.