Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi
12 Feb, 2021 | 6:50 am
COLOMBO (News 1st): The Director-General of Health Services confirmed that four (04) COVID-19 deaths were reported in the country on Thursday (Feb. 11), raising Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll to 379.
The details of the deceased are as follows:
01. An 83-year-old male from Colombo 05. He died on 9th February 2021, while undergoing treatment at the Colombo General Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, acute diabetes, high-blood pressure and Parkinson disease.
02. A 70-year-old female from Kotahena. She died on 8th February 2021, on admission to the Colombo General Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, high-blood pressure, heart disease and anemia.
03. A 42-year-old female from Colombo 13. She died on 10th February 2021, while undergoing treatment at the Colombo General Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as acute lung cancer with COVID-19, asthma, high-blood pressure and acute diabetes.
04. A 64-year-old female from Udathalawinna. She died on 2nd February 2021, while undergoing treatment at the Kandy General Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning shock with Covid pneumonia and heart failure.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s daily tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 73,116, after 942 new positive cases were confirmed on Thursday (Feb. 11)
According to the Epidemiology Unit, as of Friday (Feb. 12), there are 6,526 active COVID-19 cases receiving treatment at hospital, while 66,211 have recovered.
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