A total of five Covid-19 deaths have been reported surging the death toll to 29 and reporting the highest number of Covid deaths per day in Sri Lanka.
According to the Government Information Department, three females aged 68, 58, 73 and two males aged 46 and 76 are among the victims of Covid-19.
They are residents of Colombo 02, Wellampitiya, Colombo 12, Colombo 14 and Colombo 15 respectively.
Three of them were reported dead at their residences while the 46-year-old male and 68-year-old female have died at the Base Hospital, Pibura and National Hospital, Colombo respectively.
All five victims were suffering from chronic diseases like heart attacks, lungs and kidney diseases. (Sheain Fernandopulle)