Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

COVID19 deaths likely to be three times higher than official figures

InternationalNov 7, 2021
COVID19 deaths likely to be three times higher than official figures
The counts of COVID19-related deaths based on reliable sources officially passed 5 Million on November 1st, but the actual number of people lost to the virus is estimated, closer to 17 Million by The Economist’s. Analysis states undercounts are much more significant in poorer countries. They have used machine learning model to predict it where it is unknown.

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