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Eight COVID-19 deaths reported today; death toll increases to 240

Eight more COVID-19 deaths were confirmed by the Health Services Director General today, the Government Information Department said.

Accordingly, the COVID-19 death toll in the country has increased to 240.

The victims were a 52-year-old male prisoner at Welikada, a 61-year-old male from Rajagiriya, a 45-year-old male from Mattakkuliya, a 36-year-old female from Colombo 12, a 51-year-old male from Colombo 14, a 70-year-old female from Bandaragama, a 67-year-old male from Kalutara-South and a 57-year-old male from Kattankudy.