Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 457
February 24, 2021 09:14 pm
Sri Lanka has reported 04 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (February 24).
As per the Department of Government Information, two male patients and two female patients are among the victims.
The new deaths bring the number of COVID-19 related deaths witnessed in Sri Lanka to 457 in total.
01. The deceased is a 68-year-old female from Boralesgamuwa. She was diagnosed as infected with the Covid-19 virus and transferred from Kothalawala Defense Hospital to Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 24.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning shock and acute kidney disease with Covid-19 infection.
02. The deceased is a 69-year-old female from Mount Lavinia. She died on 21.02.2021 on admission to Colombo South Teaching Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as acute diabetes and Covid-19 infection.
03. The deceased is a 55-year-old male from Kotugoda. He died on 23.02.2021 while undergoing treatments at Colombo North Teaching Hospital. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 pneumonia.
04. The deceased is a 60-year-old male from Wattala. He was transferred from Chest Hospital Welisara to Colombo North Teaching Hospital where he died on 24.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 pneumonia and acute heart attack.