Covid deaths will be reported on the same day

Monday, 14 June 2021 - 12:19

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The Director General of Health Services, Dr. Asela Gunawardena states that in the future, all covid deaths that occur in the last 48 or 24 hours will be reported on the same day.

However, the recent deaths that have been reported will not be reported under this new methodology, he said.

The daily cases peaked on May 7 when the country registered 4,14,188 infections in a span of 24 hours, while daily deaths were the highest on May 19 with India reporting 4,529 fatalities due to COVID-19.