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Sixteen COVID deaths in Eastern Province

Eighteen Grama Niladhari divisions under lockdown were released while the Kattankudy GS division is still under lockdown.

Eastern Provincial Health Services Director Dr. Alagaiyah Lathakaran said that up to now 2,536 have been identified in the Eastern Province and 16 have died of COVID. 256 are still under treatment and 2,278 have been sent home after treatment. “Still, there are cases prevalent in the province and action is being taken to contain this virus from the province but if people do not follow health guidelines once again the situation will worsen.

For the first time four regions in the Eastern Province were administered with the vaccine to 14,000.