Director-General of Health Services confirms the coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka has been increased by four new deaths.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka has reported a total of 229 deaths from the virus.
Meanwhile, the National Operations Center for the Prevention of the COVID-19 Outbreak announced today (09 Jan), that several more areas were placed in isolation with immediate effect.
The areas in question are the Pannala – Mummana Grama Niladhari Division (1564) and the Wetthewa Grama Niladhari Division (1563) in the Giriulla Police area.
Further selected areas in the Koskota locality in the Poojapitiya Police Area in Kandy have also been placed in isolation with immediate effect.