Four new COVID deaths in Sri Lanka
Posted on April 3rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

Sri Lanka has confirmed 04 new COVID-related deaths today (April 03), according to the Director-General of Health Services.

The new development has pushed Sri Lanka’s death toll to 579, says the Department of Government Information.

One of the deceased is a 44-year-old woman from Akurana area. She died on March 28 while receiving treatments at the Teaching Hospital in Kandy. The cause of death was recorded as sepsis and COVID pneumonia.

A 44-year-old  who was residing in Rambukkana area died on March 31 due to COVID pneumonia. He was also under medical care at the Teaching Hospital in Kandy at the time of his passing.

In the meantime, a 78-year-old man from Colombo 10 passed away on April 02 on admission to the National Hospital in Colombo. The cause of death was recorded as COVID SARS pneumonia, the Government Information Department said.

The last victim is a 37-year-old woman from Ratnapura area. She was identified as a COVID-infected patient while receiving treatment at the Teaching Hospital in Ratnapura. She was then moved to the IDH where she passed away on April 02. The cause of death was cited as COVID pneumonia, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and chronic kidney disease.

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