05 COVID-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka; Total 29 COVID-19 deaths

05 COVID-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka; Total 29 COVID-19 deaths

05 COVID-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka; Total 29 COVID-19 deaths

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 Nov, 2020 | 6:27 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  05 COVID-19 deaths were reported in Sri Lanka on Thursday (05), said the Department of Government Information.

01. A 46-year-old male from Colombo 02 had died at the Pimbura Base Hospital on Wednesday (04). The victim was exposed to COVID-19 and was being treated in hospital, and was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease.

02. A 68-year-old woman from Wellampitiya was admitted to the National Hospital in Colombo for chest pain and died on Wednesday (04).

03. A 58-year-old woman from Colombo 12 had died at her residence and a postmortem PCR test revealed she was exposed to COVID-19. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 related cardiac arrest.

04. A 73-year-old woman from Colombo 14 had died at her residence and a postmortem PCR test revealed she was exposed to COVID-19. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 related lung infection.

05. 74-year-old male from Colombo 15 had died at his residence and a postmortem PCR test revealed he was exposed to COVID-19. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 related cardiac arrest.

Director-General of Health Services Dr. Asela Gunaratne had confirmed these 05 deaths are related to COVID-19 and accordingly the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Sri Lanka rose to 29.

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