Sri Lanka reports two more COVID-19 deaths
Posted on January 3rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

Sri Lanka’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic went up with two more deaths caused by the virus being reported, the Department of Government Information stated.

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed that two females aged 57 and 76 years have succumbed to the virus in this manner.

The 57-year-old woman had succumbed to a severe chest infection and COVID-19 pneumonia. The Welipenna resident had been transferred from the Kalutara General Hospital to the Homagama Base Hospital where she passed away today (January 03).

The 76-year-old woman too had died at the Homagama Base Hospital. She had been transferred to the Homagama hospital upon being identified as a COVID-19 patient at the Colombo National Hospital. She had died today from COVID-19 pneumonia, heart conditions, and epilepsy. She had been a resident of Colombo 15.

Accordingly, the total count of fatalities in Sri Lanka from the COVID-19 pandemic is at 213 cases.

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