COVID-19 fatalities in Sri Lanka climbs to 351

COVID-19 fatalities in Sri Lanka climbs to 351

COVID-19 fatalities in Sri Lanka climbs to 351

Written by Zulfick Farzan

07 Feb, 2021 | 1:07 am

Colombo (News 1st); The Director General of Health Services confirmed eight (08) deaths caused by Covid-19 virus infection on Saturday (06). 

Accordingly, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 351 and the details of Saturday’s deceased are as follows; 

01.The deceased was a 77-year-old female from Kochchikade. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from District Hospital Negombo to the IDH Hospital where she died on 06.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as shock due to blood poisoning, Covid pneumonia and acute kidney disease. 

02.The deceased was a 73-year-old female from Kadawatha. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Colombo North Teaching Hospital to the Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where she died on 05.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as heart disease, Covid pneumonia and acute kidney disease.  

03.The deceased as a 56-year-old male from Moratuwa. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Colombo South Teaching Hospital to the Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 05.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and a cancer.  

04.The deceased was an 83-year-old male from Kelaniya. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Chest Hospital Welisara to the District Hospital Dankotuwa where he died on 06.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as disorders of the heart and respiratory system due to Covid infection, a cancer and a complicated liver disease.  

05. The deceased was an 85-year-old male from Colombo 14. He died on 04.02.2021 on admission to the General Hospital Colombo. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.  

06.The deceased was an 82-year-old female from Colombo 13. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from General Hospital Colombo to the Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 05.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid Pneumonia, acute diabetes and kidney failure.  

07.The deceased was a 76-year-old female from Maharagama. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from a privet hospital in Colombo to the Base Hospital Mulleriyawa, where she died on 04.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as damaged kidneys due to complicated kidney disease and Covid pneumonia  

08.The deceased was a 48-year-old male from Mundalama. He died on 05.02.2021 while undergoing treatments at Maharagama Apeksha Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia. 

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