Apr 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka confirmed two deaths on Tuesday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 588, according to health authorities.
The Director General of Health Services confirmed the following deaths caused by COVID -19 virus infection and accordingly the total number of deaths due to COVID -19 infection in Sri Lanka is 588 by now.
01. The deceased is a 70 year old male resident from Bibile. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Bibile Base Hospital and transferred to Homagama Base Hospital where he died on April 04. The cause of death is mentioned as acute kidney failure, blood poisoning and Covid pneumonia.
02. The deceased is a 47 year old male resident from Mahaoya, Ampara. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama and transferred to Angoda Base Hospital where he died on April 05. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and leukemia.