The coronavirus has claimed another 13 lives in Sri Lanka, the Government Information Department said today.
The death toll from the virus has now increased to 709 in Sri Lanka.
The latest victims include residents of Ja-Ela, Negombo, Malabe, Borella, Nuwara Eliya, Modara, and Panadura.
Of the 13 deaths, one victim is a 44-year-old female resident of Divulapitiya. She was transferred from District General Hospital in Kegalle to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital where she died.
The second victim is a 70-year-old female resident of Ja-Ela. She died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.
The third victim is a 42-year-old male resident of Mawilmada. He died at the Theldeniya Base Hospital.
The fourth victim is a 68-year-old male resident of Negombo. He died while undergoing treatment at the Krishnapura Covid Treatment Centre in Kilinochchi.
The fifth victim is a 66-year-old male resident of Malabe. He died while receiving treatment at the IDH Hospital in Angoda.
The sixth victim is an 82-year-old female resident of Malabe. She died while receiving treatment at the IDH Hospital in Angoda.
The seventh victim is a 52-year-old male resident of Borella. He died on admission to the Colombo National Hospital.
The eighth victim is a 59-year-old male resident of Nuwara Eliya. He died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.
The ninth victim is a 79-year-old female resident of Modara. She died on admission to the Colombo National Hospital.
The tenth victim is a 68-year-old male resident of Nittambuwa. He died while undergoing treatment at the Wathupitiwala Base Hospital.
The eleventh victim is a 69-year-old female resident of Panadura. She died at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital.
The 12th victim is a 77-year-old female resident of Bulathsinhala. She died while undergoing treatment at the Horana Base Hospital.
The 13th victim is an 80-year-old female resident of Gampaha. She died at the Kothalawala Defense University Hospital. (Colombo Gazette)