COVID-19 death toll increases to 247

2021-01-14 at 07:04

Another three COVID-19 linked deaths were reported yesterday raising the country’s death toll from the virus to 247.

A 66-year-old male resident of Battaramulla had passed away on the 12th, of heart condition exacerbated by COVID-19 infection.

Meanwhile an 81-year-old male resident of Colombo 15 had also passed away on the 12th, of COVID-19 pneumonia and respiratory disease.

The third fatality was recorded as an 89-year-old female resident of Colombo 10 who also passed away on the 12th, succumbing to COVID-19 pneumonia.