Daily count of coronavirus cases climbs to 679 and confirms another 19 deaths
Posted on November 8th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

The Health Ministry says that another 167 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today, pushing the daily count of new cases to 679.

This brings the tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country to 545,935 while over 16,500 infected patients are currently being treated across the island. 

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 19 coronavirus related deaths for November 07, increasing the death toll in Sri Lanka due to the virus to 13,875.

The deaths confirmed today include 13 males and 06 females, according to figures released by the Govt. Information Department.  

Eight of the victims are between the ages 30-59 years while the remaining 11 patients are in the age group of 60 years and above.

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