That's more than 100 less than the previous death toll, which was 359.
In a statement, the Department of Health claimed that the death toll previously published by the ministry was 290 and not 359 according to media reports.
A police spokesman in Colombo told CNN Tuesday that the death toll has risen to 359.
"Some of the bodies are severely damaged by such explosions, and it is possible that some bodies may be completely destroyed or split into pieces." It is difficult to determine the total body, "said the ministry The number of fatalities counted. "
On Sunday, a series of coordinated suicide bombings in Sri Lankan churches and hotels killed several people and injured hundreds who were executed by a lesser known terror group.
A massive international criminal law Investigating the attacks is ongoing, with six foreign police and Interpol supporting local police, including Scotland Yard of the United Kingdom and the FBI of the United States.