Sri Lanka reports two more COVID-19 deaths Thursday, toll rises to 276

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka confirmed two deaths on Thursday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 276, according to health authorities.

The Director General of Health Services confirmed the following deaths caused by COVID -19 virus infection and accordingly the total number of deaths due to COVID -19 infection in Sri Lanka is 276 by now.

01. The deceased is a 71 year old female from Peliyagoda. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus and transferred from Colombo National Hospital to Mulleriyawa Base Hospital where she died on 20.01.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as acute Covid pneumonia.

02. The deceased is a 46 year old female from Athurugiriya. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus and transferred from Colombo National Hospital to Homagama Base Hospital where she died on 19.01.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as infection in nervous system and multi organ failure associated with Covid pneumonia.

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