Sri Lanka reports five COVID-19 deaths Monday, toll rises to 586

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka confirmed five deaths on Monday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 586, 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 586 by now.

01. The deceased is an 80 year old female resident from Battaramulla. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Moratuwa Base Hospital and transferred to Mulleriyawa Base Hospital where she died on April 05. The cause of death is mentioned as shock due to blood poisoning and pneumonia associated with a bacterial infection, COVID-19 infection and acute kidney damage.

02. The deceased is a 67 year old male resident in Colombo-10. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Colombo National Hospital and transferred to Mulleriyawa Base Hospital where he died on April 04. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, chronic lung disease and high blood pressure.

03. The deceased is a 71 year old male resident in Jaffna. He has died on April 04 while undergoing treatments at Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and internal bleeding in liver.

04. The deceased is a 77 year old male resident of Battaramulla. He has died on April 04 while undergoing treatments at National Institute of Infectious Diseases. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID-19 infection, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and neurological disease.

05. The deceased is a 71 year old male resident of Colombo-10. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Colombo National Hospital and transferred to National Institute of Infectious Diseases where he died on April 04. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID-19 pneumonia, and metastasized lung cancer.

 

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