The coronavirus has claimed the lives of another four people in Sri Lanka.
The Government Information Department said that the latest victims are from Colombo and Kalutara.
The total death toll from the coronavirus has now risen to 73.
The Government said that one victim was a resident of Colombo 10. The 70-year-old man died on admission to hospital. The cause of death was pneumonia and the coronavirus.
The second victim is a 27-year-old woman from Colombo 15. She died in hospital and the cause of death was identified as asthma and the coronavirus.
The third victim was identified as a 59-year-old woman from Kalutara. She died at her residence after suffering a cardiac arrest caused by the coronavirus.
The fourth victim is an 86-year-old man from Kalutara. He had also died at his residence and the cause of death was a cardiac arrest caused by the coronavirus. (Colombo Gazette)