Sri Lanka reports ninth COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka reports ninth COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka reports ninth COVID-19 death

Written by Staff Writer

05 May, 2020 | 2:27 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Sri Lanka reported its ninth death due to the coronavirus on Tuesday, hours after reporting three new cases and recoveries each.

The death was of a 52-year old woman who was a resident of Colombo 15, director general of health services Dr Anil Jasinghe said.

She had been receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the IDH Hospital in Angoda.

Sri Lanka reported its eighth death due to the virus on Monday, with the victim being a 72-year old female, ending a nearly month-long streak of no deaths.

The total number of cases in the country stands at 755 out of which 197 have recovered.

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