Three more COVID-19 deaths bring toll to 61
Sri Lanka has reported another three coronavirus-related deaths hiking the tally to 61 deaths in total.
The Department of Government Information confirmed that two men and a woman have succumbed to the virus in this manner.
An 84-year-old woman had passed away at her home in Moratuwa from diabetes and COVID-19.
A 70-year-old male from Colombo had been receiving treatment at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) in Angoda upon diagnosis of COVID-19 when he had died from the virus. Reportedly, had been suffering from chronic kidney diseases prior to death.
Another male, aged 75 and residing in Colombo 13, has died upon admission to the Colombo National Hospital. The cause of death has been determined as the worsening of diabetes and cognitive heart diseases due to COVID-19 infection.