COVID-19 deaths increase to 453

2021-02-24 at 00:32

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll increased to 453, with the confirmation of three more coronavirus fatalities.

The Government Information Department said a 75-year-old male from Wattala passed away at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital on Monday of COVID-pneumonia.

Meanwhile, a 76-year-old male from Nuwara-Eliya succumbed to the virus on Saturday at the District General Hospital in Nuwara Eliya.

An 83-year-old male from Walapane meanwhile passed away on Sunday while being treated at the Nuwara Eliya District General Hospital of COVID-pneumonia and blood poisoning.