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5 COVID-deaths reported; death toll up to 586

Release time:2021-04-06 Publisher:South Asia Development

Five more COVID-19 deaths have been reported increasing Sri Lanka’s virus-related death toll to 586.

The Government Information Department said the victims, four males and a female are 67, 71, 77 and 80 years of age.

An 80 year old female, a resident in of Battaramulla, passed away at the Colombo East Base Hospital today, a 67 year old male, a resident of Colombo 10, passed away at the Colombo East Base Hospital yesterday while a 71 year old male, a resident of Jaffna, passed away yesterday while at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital.

Meanwhile a 77 year old male, a resident of Battaramulla, succumbed to the virus at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases yesterday.

Another 71 year old male, a resident of Colombo 10, passed away at the IDH yesterday.

The five succumbed to COVID-19 pneumonia and other health complications.