Sri Lanka reports seven COVID-19 deaths Sunday, toll rises to 471

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka confirmed five deaths on Sunday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 471, 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 471 by now.

01. The deceased is a 56 year old male resident from Kurunegala. He died on 26.02.2021 while undergoing treatments at Teaching Hospital Kurunegala. The Cause of death is mentioned as acute diabetes and acute gastritis with Covid-19 infection.

02. The deceased is a 55 year old male resident from Anuradhapura. He died on 26.02.2021 at his residence. The cause of death is mentioned as acute respiratory complication caused by Covid 19 infection.

03. The deceased is a 59 year old male resident from Gampaha. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 and transferred from District Hospital Dompe to IDH Hospital where he died on 28.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning, Covid pneumonia and liver infection.

04. The deceased is a 79 year old female resident from Rukgahawila. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 and transferred from Base Hospital Wathupitiwala to Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 27.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and blood poisoning shock.

05. The deceased is a 51 year old male resident from Demalagama. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred Colombo North Teaching Hospital to Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 28.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and a cancer.

06. The deceased is an 81 year old male resident from Colombo 05. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from General Hospital Colombo to Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 28.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia with Covid 19 infection.

07. The deceased is an 87 year old male resident from Pannipitiya. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 and transferred from Colombo South Teaching Hospital to National Hospital Kandy where he died on 27.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia,

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