COVID fatalities in Sri Lanka climbs to 445, with 10 deaths on Sunday (21)

COVID fatalities in Sri Lanka climbs to 445, with 10 deaths on Sunday (21)

COVID fatalities in Sri Lanka climbs to 445, with 10 deaths on Sunday (21)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

22 Feb, 2021 | 5:19 am

Colombo (News 1st); The Director General of Health Services confirmed ten (10) deaths caused by Covid-19 virus infection on Sunday (21). Accordingly, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 445 and the details released by the Department of Government Information are as follows;

01. The deceased is a 74 year old male from Kolonnawa. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from General Hospital Colombo to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 21.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and a liver disease.

02. The deceased is an 82 year old female from Wellatatta. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Colombo South Teaching Hospital to Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 21.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

03. The deceased is a 58 year old female from Kaluthara . She died on 16.02.2021 at her residence. The Cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning with Covid19 infection, heart disease and acute diabetes.

04. The deceased is a 72 year old female from Waskaduwa. She died on 16.02.2021 at her residence. The cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning with Covid-19 infection and heart attack caused by high blood pressure.

05. The deceased is a 65 year old male from Bibila. He was transferred from District Hospital Monaragala to National Hospital Kandy where he died on 19.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as bleeding in the brain and respiratory tract infection with Covid-19 infection.

06. The deceased is a 68 year old male from Guruthalawa. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 and transferred from District Hospital Badulla to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 20.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, heart
disease, kidney disease and acute diabetes.

07. The deceased is a 68 year old male from Pita Kotte. He died on 19.02.2021 on admission to Colombo South Teaching Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as acute asthma with Covid-19 infection and acute diabetes.

08. The deceased is an 83 year old male from Kudagalgamuwa. He died on 14.02.2021 while undergoing treatments at Teaching Hospital Kurunegala. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 infection, blood poisoning caused by a wound, and a kidney disease.

09. The deceased is a 90 year old male from Rathmalana. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Sri Jayawardhanapura Hospital to Base Hospital Pimbura where he died on 20.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

10. The diseased is a 72 year old male from Hatton. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from a private hospital in Colombo to IDH Hospital where he died on 20.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 infection, acute diabetes, high blood pressure and dead brain cells.

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