Nov 22, 2020

“5 out of 9 Covid-19 deaths occurred earlier"

Five out of the nine Covid-19 deaths reported by the Director General of HealthServices yesterday (21 Nov) had not occurred yesterday, Army CommanderShavendra Silva said.

He added that  only 04 Covid-19 deaths were reported yesterday and theother 05 had occurred within the two days prior to yesterday.

He said this while participating in a morning program on a TV channel.

He further stated that all these were released yesterday due to the delay inreleasing the autopsy reports.