Three more weeks needed to see drop in COVID deaths – Dr. Fernandopulle

Dr. Sudharshini Fernandopulle, Minister of COVID Disease Control.

It would take at least three more weeks to see a drop in COVID-19 related deaths in the country, Minister of COVID Disease Control, Dr. Sudharshini Fernandopulle said yesterday, June 15.

There had been a drop in the number of cases reported already, she said.

“The number of patients is coming down but there has been an increase in deaths. However, this too will come down,” she also added.