COVID death toll climbs to 786 with 22 fatalities confirmed on Saturday (08)

COVID death toll climbs to 786 with 22 fatalities confirmed on Saturday (08)

COVID death toll climbs to 786 with 22 fatalities confirmed on Saturday (08)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

09 May, 2021 | 1:10 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Director General of Health Services today confirmed 22 deaths that occurred from 2nd to 08th May, due to Covid-19 virus infection on Saturday (08). Accordingly, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 786.

01. The deceased is a 72 year old male resident in Ragama. He died on 04.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Colombo. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

02. The deceased is a 66 year old male resident in Kadawatha. He died on 04.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Colombo. The cause of death is mentioned as a heart attack and Covid infection.

03. The deceased is a 60 year old female resident in Mulleriyawa North. She died on 04.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Colombo. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid infection and acute kidney injury on chronic kidney disease.

04. The deceased is an 80 year old male resident in Thalawathugoda. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Colombo South and transferred to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID pneumonia with Cardiorespiratory arrest.

05. The deceased is a 67 year old male resident in Moratuwa. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in District Hospital Wethara and transferred to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID pneumonia.

06. The deceased is a 68 year old male resident in Lunuketiyamadiththa. He died on 05.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Kandy. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID pneumonia.

07. The deceased is a 76 year old female resident in Padiyapelella. She died on 05.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Kandy. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID pneumonia.

08. The deceased is a 72 year old male resident in Colombo 08. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Colombo and transferred to the Base Hospital Pimbura where he died on 08.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

09. The deceased is a 61 year old female resident in Bulathkohupitiya. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in General Hospital Kegalle and transferred to the Base Hospital Pimbura where she died on 08.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

10. The deceased is an 84 year old female resident in Hunnasgiriya. She died on 02.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Kandy. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

11. The deceased is a 57 year old male resident in Katugasthota. He died on 05.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Kandy. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

12. The deceased is an 80 year old male resident in Halgranoya. He died on 07.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in District Hospital Nuwara Eliya. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and cerebral artery infarction.

13. The deceased is a 73 year old male resident in Horampella. He died on 08.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Base Hospital Minuwangoda. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID pneumonia and Diabetes.

14. The deceased is an 83 year old female resident in Ganemulla. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Colombo North and transferred to IDH Hospital where she died on 08.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Acute Covid pneumonia with Acute coronary Syndrome, Diabetes, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia and heart attack.

15. The deceased is a 68 year old male resident in Gurudeniya. He died on 08.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Kandy. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

16. The deceased is a 73 year old male resident in Kadawatha. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Colombo and transferred to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and bronchiectasis.

17. The deceased is a 58 year old female resident in Bibila. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Colombo South and transferred to the Base Hospital Homagama where She died on 06.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Acute Covid pneumonia.

18. The deceased is a 66 year old male resident in Agalawatta. He died on 08.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in District Hospital Kaluthara. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid infection, Diabetes and Sepsis.

19. The deceased is a 74 year old male resident in Walahanduwa. He died on 08.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Karapitiya. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

20. The deceased is a 78 year old male resident in Poddala. He died on 08.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in Teaching Hospital Karapitiya. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

21. The deceased is a 68 year old male resident in Galagedara. He died on 07.05.2021 while undergoing treatments in National Hospital Kandy. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, Kidney failure and cardiorespiratory failure.

22. The deceased is a 65 year old male resident in Gannoruwa. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments in Base Hospital Theldeniya and transferred to the National Hospital Kandy where he died on 07.05.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

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