The Covid-19 death toll in Sri Lanka exceeded 8,000 mark with 209 more deaths being reported today, the Government Information Department said.
A total of 209 more COVID-19 related deaths that occurred yesterday (25) were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services yesterday pushing the death toll to 8,157.
According to the Government Information Department, 101 females and 108 males are among the deceased.
A total of 163 people who are above 60 years of age are among the deceased while 46 of them are between 30 and 59 years of age.
No deaths have been reported below 30 years of age.
This is the first occasion where the Covid death toll in Sri Lanka surpassed 200 mark.