The latest patients to succumb to Covid-19 are a 63-year old male from Kotagala, a 79-year old male from Mathugama, a 69-year old male from Kotahena, a 59-year old male from Colombo 08 and a 49-year old male from Colombo 12.
Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 cases has passed the 74,000 mark today with 940 fresh cases.
The cases include 932 contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster and 04 from the prison cluster, the Government Information Department states.
Meanwhile, according to the situation report of the Public Health Bureau issued at 10.02pm on today (Feb. 12), the total number of infections is at 74,056.
It adds that there are 6,688 active cases and 66,984 recoveries.