Two new COVID fatalities from Bibila & Ampara
Posted on April 6th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

Two more COVID-related deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka today (April 06), says the Ministry of Health.

This brings the country’s death toll from the pandemic to 588.

According to the Department of Government Information, one of the deceased is a 70-year-old man from Bibila area who passed away on Sunday (April 04). He was transferred to the Homagama Base Hospital after testing positive for the virus at the Bibila Base Hospital. The cause of death was recorded as acute kidney failure, blood poisoning and COVID pneumonia.

In the meantime, a 47-year-old man from Maha Oya in Ampara area fell victim to the virus on Monday (April 05). He was initially under medical care at the Apeksha Hospital where he tested positive for the virus. He was then moved to the Angoda Base Hospital. As per reports, he died of COVID pneumonia and acute leukemia. 

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