Apr 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka confirmed three deaths on Wednesday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 591, 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 591 by now.
01. The deceased is an 89 year old male resident in Homagama. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Colombo South Teaching Hospital and transferred to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 06.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Septic shock, Bacterial Pneumonia in COVID 19, Acute Kidney Injury, and heart attack.
02. The deceased is a 38 year old male resident in Thanamalwila. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at District General Hospital Hambanthota and transferred to Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 06.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Cardio respiratory arrest secondary to COVID Pneumonia.
03. The deceased is a 60 year old female resident in Hettipola. She died on 03.04.2021 while undergoing treatments at Teaching Hospital Peradeniya. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID Pneumonia, End stage renal failure, Hypertension and Ischemic Heart Disease.