COLOMBO (News 1st); The number of COVID-19 patients being treated at hospitals dropped to 11,595, said health authorities who noted that 38,495 beds were reserved for COVID-19 patients.
With the quarantine curfew being lifted today (01), the number of cases being reported daily has dropped to less than 1,000 as only 912 cases were reported yesterday (30).
The number of deaths reported also reduced to 59 yesterday (30), with 47 deaths out of the 59 being those who are over 60 years of age.
According to the latest data released by the Epidemiology Unit, pre-hospital and in-home deaths have only been a percentage of 21.8 during the past week.
According to the Epidemiology Unit, there has been a slight decrease in the number of deaths over the age of 60.