120 lakhs of public will be infected with corona and more than 120,000 die – Deputy Director of the Ministry of Health

About 60% of the population, or 12 million, will be infected with the coronavirus, and at least 120,000 of those infected will die, Chamal Sanjeewa, deputy director of the Ministry of Health and Urban Health.

Also, he said the government has not yet properly identified the virus and there is no point in doing a lockdown as is being done now. Also, he pointed out that the deadly black fungus which is spreading in India these days has also arrived in Sri Lanka.

He said these while joining an interview with a youtube channel.