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The Epidemiology Unit states that the death rate in the country is 28 out of 10,000 coronavirus patients.
Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera stated that the majority of deaths in this country were senior citizens with chronic diseases.
30 coronavirus deaths have been reported in the country in the 40 days since the start of the second wave of coronavirus Five corona deaths were also reported yesterday.
Dr. Sudath Samaraweera stated that the report of the expert committee appointed to review the recent coronavirus deaths will be received within a week.
Out of the 430 cases reported in the country yesterday, the highest number was from the Colombo district with 251 patients.
55 infected persons were identified in the Kollupitiya area yesterday, thirty-two in Grandpass area, 28 in the Pettah area, 25 in the Keselwatta area and 20 each in the Maradana and Maligawatta areas were identifed.
17 infected people have been identified in the Dematagoda area.
Chief Medical Officer of the Colombo Municipal Council Ruwan Wijemuni stated that the number of PCR tests conducted in the city of Colombo has been increased five times to identify more infected people.