Sri Lanka confirms four more Covid-19 deaths

Sri Lanka confirms four more Covid-19 deaths

November 22, 2020   11:11 pm

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Four more Covid-19 related deaths are reported in Sri Lanka, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed.

One of the victims is reportedly a 70-year-old female from Colombo 15 area. She has died upon admission to the Colombo National Hospital on Saturday (21). The cause of death has been cited as Covid-19 pneumonia.

A 53-year-old male from Colombo 12 area also succumbed to the virus after being admitted to the Colombo National Hospital on Friday (20). As per reports, he died of a chronic respiratory disease induced by Covid-19 infection.

Meanwhile, an 84-yeard old female from Borella area, fell victim to the virus on Saturday (21). Her cause of death was determined as Covid-19 pneumonia.

Another man, a 75-year-old from Colombo 10, died virus infection while receiving treatment at the ICU of Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) earlier today (20). The patient was under medical care at the Colombo National Hospital before being transferred to the IDH. Reports revealed that he also died of Covid-19 pneumonia.

This development brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths recorded in the country to 87.

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