Sri Lanka records 74th death from Covid-19

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Another Covid-19 related death is reported in Sri Lanka, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed a last night.

According to reports, the deceased is a 70-year-old male from Colombo 02 area.

He has succumbed to the virus while receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital.

The immediate cause of death was cited as a heart attack induced by Covid-19 infection.

This brings the country’s coronavirus death toll to 74, the Government Information Department said.