40 COVID-19 deaths raise fatalities to 3,391

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Forty COVID-19 deaths were confirmed by Health Services Director-General Dr. Asela Gunawardena on Wednesday, raising the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 3,391.

Of the 40 persons, 28 were over the age of 60 and 12 were between ages 30 and 59. Zero deaths were recorded from the below 30 age category.

According to the Department of Government Information, 29 persons were male and 11 persons were female.

Of the country’s COVID-19 fatalities, 1,979 are male and 1,412 are female. Not counting the deaths confirmed on Wednesday, 75.2% of the fatalities have been in the over 60 age category, while 23.43% were between ages 30 and 59 and 1.37% were below the age of 30.


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