Sri Lanka reports seven COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, toll rises to 330

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka confirmed seven deaths on Tuesday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 330, 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 330 by now.

01. The deceased is a 67 year old female from Weligama. She died on January 29 while receiving treatment at Karapitiya Teaching Hospital. The cause of death was said to be COVID-19 pneumonia and hemorrhage to the brain.

02. The deceased is An 82 year old woman from Colombo-15. She died at home on January 31. The cause of death was COVID pneumonia, high blood pressure and stroke.

03. The deceased is a 73 year old female from Wattegama area. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus while receiving treatment at the Kandy General Hospital and transferred to the Theldeniya Base Hospital where she died on January 31, 2021. The leading causes of death were COVID pneumonia, hypertension, and acute diabetes.

04. The deceased is an 80 year old woman from Nittambuwa. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo and transferred to Pimbura District Hospital where she died on February 01, 2021. The leading cause of death was mentioned as COVID pneumonia, anemia, diabetes and heart disease.

05. The deceased is a 77 year old male from Gelioya. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus while receiving treatment at Peradeniya Teaching Hospital and transferred to Theldeniya Base Hospital, where he died on February 01. The cause of death was said to be blood poisoning associated with COVID-19 pneumonia, acute diabetes, hypertension, and kidney disease.

06. The deceased is an 18 month old boy from Colombo 02 area. He was being treated at Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital and died on February 1, 2021. The leading cause of death is COVID pneumonia.

07. The deceased is a 32 year old male from Ragama. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus while receiving treatment at a private Hospital and transferred to Mulleriyawa Base Hospital and then to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital where he died on February 02. The cause of death was said to be acute COVID-19 pneumonia, hypertension and asthma.

 

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