The number of coronavirus deaths in Sri Lanka reached 99 today.
Three new deaths linked to the virus were reported today.
Of the three deaths, one is an 87-year-old man from Colombo 8.
He died at the Colombo National Hospital and a PCR test confirmed he had contracted the coronavirus.
The second victim is an 80-year-old man from Bambalapitiya. He had been admitted to the Mulleriyawa Base Hospital after contracting the coronavirus. He died while receiving treatment in hospital.
The third victim is a 73-year-old woman from Peliyagoda. She died at the Colombo National Hospital. (Colombo Gazette)