The total number of COVID-19 fatalities crossed the 8,000 mark after 209 deaths were confirmed yesterday (25) by the Director-General of Health Services.
This is the 1st time the daily death toll has passed the 200 mark. It also marks a new daily high.
Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 8,157.
Meanwhile, earlier today, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna MP – S.B. Dissanayake sparked public ire after stating that the fear of Covid-19 attributes towards the increase in deaths.
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