Seven new COVID fatalities confirmed in Sri Lanka
Posted on April 16th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

Seven new COVID-related deaths were reported in Sri Lanka today (April 16), the Director-General of Health Services confirmed.

The new development has pushed the country’s death toll from the pandemic outbreak to 615.

1. The deceased is a 69-year-old male resident in Pasyala. He died on 14.04.2021 while undergoing treatments at National Hospital Colombo. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 infection, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, heart disease and asthma. 

2. The deceased is a 76-year-old male resident in Rathnapura. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus while undergoing treatments at Teaching Hospital Rathnapura and transferred to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 15.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, chronic kidney disease and heart disease. 

3. The diseased is a 60-year-old male resident in Kalmunai. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Base Hospital Kamburupitiya to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 10.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, Septic Shock, diabetes and chronic kidney disease. 

4. The diseased is a 75-year-old female resident in Kalawana. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Base Hospital Kalawana to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where she died on 10.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and Pulmonary embolism associated with bronchial asthma and hypertension. 

5. The deceased is a 63-year-old male resident in Thondaimanaru. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus and transferred from Base Hospital Point Peduru to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 11.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, chronic kidney disease and diabetes. 

6. The deceased is an 86-year-old male resident in Thalangama. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from National Hospital Colombo to Base Hsopital Mulleriyawa where he died on 16.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome and heart disease. 

7. The diseased is a 59-year-old female resident in Chawakachcheri. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 virus and transferred from Teaching Hospital Jaffna to IDH Hospital where she died on 15.04.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as septic shock, Covid-19 infection, and chronic Leukemia. 

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