Sri Lanka confirms 04 more fatalities from Covid-19

Sri Lanka confirms 04 more fatalities from Covid-19

December 1, 2020   10:42 pm

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Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 death toll escalated to 122 today (December 01), the Director-General of Health Services announced a short while ago.

The new development came after the confirmation of 04 virus-related fatalities from Kolonnawa, Rajagiriya, Colombo 10 and Colombo 12 areas.

The details of the victims are as follows:

A 74-year-old male who was residing in Colombo 12 has passed away at his home on Sunday (29). The cause of death was cited as shock lethal caused by a germ infection while he was positive for Covid-19.

A woman from Rajagiriya, aged 93, has died of Covid-19 infection, blood poisoning and skin infection. This fatality has been recorded as home death. Reports revealed that she died on the 28th of November.

In the meantime, another 74-year-old fell victim to the virus on Sunday (29). This woman, who was residing in Kolonnawa area, had died of brain hemorrhage and Covid-19 infection.

Another male, an 81-year-old from Colombo 10 area, has died on Monday (30). He had been transferred from a private hospital to Mulleriyawa Base Hospital, after testing positive for the virus. The cause of death was determined as a chronic lung disease exacerbated by Covid-19 infection.

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