Sri Lanka confirms 46th COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka confirms 46th COVID-19 death

November 11, 2020   10:28 pm

Sri Lanka’s Director General of Health Services has confirmed another COVID-19 death, bringing the death toll from the virus to 46 in the country. 

A 63-year-old male from Imbulgoda has passed away while receiving treatment at the Maharagama Apeksha Hospital. 

The PCR test carried out at post mortem has confirmed that he was infected with COVID-19 virus.

Exacerbation of leukemia and a complication of the respiratory system are mentioned as the immediate causes of death.

The Director General of Health Services has defined this as a death caused by COVID-19 infection and, accordingly this is the 46th death of a Covid-19 infected patient in the country.

This is also the fifth Covid-19 death reported within today (11). 

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