The latest patients to succumb to Covid-19 are :a 87-year old female from Colombo 15, a 89-year old female from Colombo 05, a 78-year old female from Colombo 15, a 73-year old male from Piliyandala, a 63-year old female from Pilimathalawa, a 63-year old male from Colombo 02 and a 63-year old male from Galewela.
Accordingly, the total number of Covid-19 fatalities is at 483.
Meanwhile, according to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 09.15pm on today (Mar. 02), 318 cases were found in the day, bringing the total number of infections to 83,870.
It adds that there are 3,367 patients under medical care and 80,020 recoveries at the moment.