COVID-19 death toll increases to 73

The number of COVID-19 deaths reported in the country has increased to 73 as four more deaths were reported on Thursday, the Government Information Department said.

Two deaths were reported from the Colombo District while the other two were reported from the Kalutara District.

A 70-year-old male from Colombo 10, a 27-year-old female from Colombo 15, a 59-year-old female from Pokunuwita and a 86-year-old male from Halthota were identified as the four victims.