Jan 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka confirmed two deaths on Saturday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 280, 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 280 by now.
01.The deceased is a 69 year old male from Mount Lavinia. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus and transferred from a private Hospital in Colombo to Homagama Base Hospital where he died on 22.01.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and kidney infection.
02.The deceased is an 82 year old female from Ranala area. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from General Hospital Colombo to Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 22.01.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and kidney dysfunction.