Sri Lanka reports fourth death due to COVID – 19

Sri Lanka reports fourth death due to COVID – 19

Sri Lanka reports fourth death due to COVID – 19

Written by Staff Writer

02 Apr, 2020 | 9:54 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Sri Lankan health officials on Thursday confirmed the fourth death caused due to COVID – 19 in the country.

Director-General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said the deceased has been identified as a 58-year old man who had been receiving treatment at the IDH Hospital.

He had developed pneumonia while being treated at the hospital.

The number of COVID-19 patients in the country rose to 151 after four people tested positive for the virus on Thursday.

Government statistics show that 127 people suspected to have contracted the virus are under medical supervision with the number of recoveries standing at 21.

 

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