Coronavirus death toll climbs to 476

Coronavirus death toll climbs to 476

March 1, 2021   08:25 pm

Sri Lanka has reported 05 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (March 01).

As per the Department of Government Information, three 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 476 in total.

01. The deceased is a 73-year-old female resident from Ganemulla. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 and transferred from Colombo South Teaching Hospital to Base  Hospital Pimbura where she died on 01.03.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 pneumonia and cancer in the gallbladder.

02. The deceased is a 75-year-old male resident from Colombo 10. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 and transferred from General Hospital Colombo to Base Hospital Pimbura where he died on 26.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 pneumonia and acute diabetes.

03. The deceased is an 83-year-old male resident from Bulathkohupitiya. He died on 11.02.2021 while undergoing treatments at Base Hospital Karawanella. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 pneumonia.
 
04. The deceased is a 61-year-old male resident from Kandy. He was diagnosed as infected with the Covid-19 virus and transferred from the Teaching Hospital in Peradeniya to the National Hospital in Kandy where he died on 28.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 pneumonia.

05. The deceased is a 75-year-old female resident from Pujapitiya. She was diagnosed as  infected with Covid-19 virus and transferred from National Hospital Kandy to Base Hospital  Theldeniya where she died on 01.03.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19  pneumonia and heart failure.

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