Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka rises to 74

The coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka continued to rise today (Friday).

The Government Information Department said that one person died in Colombo today taking the death toll to 74.

The latest victim is a 70-year-old man from Colombo 2.

He had been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital after suffering from other complications.

A PCR test conducted following his death confirmed he had the coronavirus. (Colombo Gazette)