The latest patients to succumb to Covid-19 are : a 68-year old female from Boralesgamuwa, a 69-year old female from Mt. Lavinia, a 55-year old male from Kotugoda and a 60-year old male from Wattala.
Accordingly, the total number of Covid-19 fatalities is at 457.
Meanwhile, according to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 09.20pm on today (Feb. 24), 458 cases were found in the day, bringing the total number of infections to 81,467.
It adds that there are 4,496 patients under medical care and 76,514 recoveries at the moment.