Female prisoner among 19 COVID fatalities on Friday (07); Highest daily death toll in Sri Lanka

Female prisoner among 19 COVID fatalities on Friday (07); Highest daily death toll in Sri Lanka

Female prisoner among 19 COVID fatalities on Friday (07); Highest daily death toll in Sri Lanka

Written by Zulfick Farzan

08 May, 2021 | 7:25 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Director General of Health Services confirmed nineteen deaths caused by Covid-19 virus infection on Friday (07). The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 764.

1. The deceased is a 63 year old female resident in Sunandapura. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Kuliyapitiya and transferred to Iranawila Covid Treatment Centre. She died on 26.04.2021 and the cause of death is mentioned as Myocardial infarction with COVID 19 infection.

2. The deceased is a 75 year old female resident in Ilavalai. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Base Hospital Thelipplai and transferred to Teaching Hospital Jaffna. She died on 05.05.2021 and the cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome.

3. The deceased is a 60 year old male resident in Kongahawela. He was transferred from Base Hospital Kongahawela to the District General Hospital Dambulla where he died on 05.05.2021 and the cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 pneumonia , Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Chronic kidney disease and heart disease.

4. The deceased is an 86 year old male resident in Rathmalana. He died on 06.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Colombo. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 pneumonia , Chronic kidney disease and Hypertension.

5. The deceased is a 54 year old female resident in Dehiaththakandiya. She was transferred from Bandarawela intermediate center to General Hospital Badulla where she died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID Pneumonia and sepsis with poorly controlled Diabetes Mellitus.

6. The deceased is a72 year old male resident in Mailagasthenna, Badulla. He was transferred from General Hospital Badulla to intermediate centre Bindunuwewa. He was transferred back to the General Hospital Badulla and died on 06.05.2021 .The cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 pneumonia.

7. The deceased is a 72 year old female resident in Wadduwa. She died on 07.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Kothalawala Defence University Hospital. The cause of death is Covid pneumonia and Multi organ failure.

8. The deceased is a 53 year old male resident in Colombo 03. He died on 07.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in a private Hospital in Colombo. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

9. The deceased is a 68 year old male resident in Raddolugama. He died on 06.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Chest Hospital Welisara. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

10. The deceased is a 45 year old female resident in Ragama. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Colombo North Teaching Hospital and transferred to Base Hospital Minuwangoda. She died on 04.05.2021 and the cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

11. The deceased is a 68 year old female and died on 05.05.2021 in Welikada prison. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Chronic Kidney disease, Ischemic heart disease and Pulmonary TB.

12. The deceased is an 82 year old male resident in Poddala. He died on 06.05.2021 in his residence. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

13. The deceased is a 50 year old male resident in Alapaladeniya. He was transferred from Covid Treatment Centre Arachchikanda to the Teaching Hospital Karapitiya where he died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 pneumonia .

14. The deceased is a 65 year old male resident in Poddala. He was transferred from Covid Treatment Centre Arachchikanda to the Teaching Hospital Karapitiya where he died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 pneumonia .

15. The deceased is a 80 year old female resident in Angulugaha. She died on 06.05.2021 in her residence and the cause of death is mentioned as Covid 19 pneumonia.

16. The deceased is a 65 year old female resident in Hikkaduwa. She died on 06.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Karapitiya. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid 19 pneumonia.

17. The deceased is a 74 year old male resident in Agulugaha. He died on 07.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Karapitiya. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid 19 pneumonia.

18. The deceased is a 75 year old male resident in Hawaeliya. He died on 05.05.2021 on admission to the District General Hospital Nuwara Eliya. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID 19 infection.

19. The deceased is a76 year old male resident in Anuradhapura. He died on 07.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura. The cause of death is mentioned as severe acute respiratory syndrome due to COVID 19 infection

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