Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll at 96 with 2 more deaths

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Sri Lanka’s death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 96 as two infected persons have succumbed to the disease, the Department of Government Information confirmed.

The deceased are a 45-year-old woman from Colombo 12, and an 80-year-old man from the Pannipitya area.

The woman had passed away at the Colombo National Hospital on November 23 from a cardiac arrest caused by COVID-19.

The male had been transferred from the Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital to the Pimbura Base Hospital upon being diagnosed as a COVID-19 patient. He had passed away yesterday (November 25). The cause of death has been determined as the liver disease worsened by COVID-19 infection.