Sri Lanka records 11 new COVID deaths
Posted on April 30th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

Eleven more persons who were infected with COVID-19 have succumbed to the virus infection in Sri Lanka, says the Director-General of Health Services.

The latest coronavirus victims have pushed the country’s death toll from the pandemic outbreak to 678.

01. A 79-year-old woman from Piliyandala area: She died on admission to a private hospital in Colombo. The cause of death was determined as COVID pneumonia.

02. A 76-year-old man from Dehiattakandiya area: He died on April 30 while receiving treatment at the Polonnaruwa District General Hospital. COVID infection and acute heart disease were recorded as the cause of death.

03. A 67-year-old woman from Matale area: She died on April 29 due to COVID pulmonary syndrome, while receiving medical care at Matale District General Hospital.

04. An 82-year-old man from Kalutara area: He was transferred to Ingiriya Base Hospital while receiving treatment at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital. He succumbed to COVID pneumonia on April 30.

05. A 53-year-old man from Wattala area: After being diagnosed with novel coronavirus, he was moved from Colombo National Hospital to Kotelawala Defence University Hospital where he died on April 29. The cause of death was cited as COVID pneumonia and respiratory infection.

06. A 51-year-old man from Divulapitiya area: He died at his home due to novel coronavirus infection and chronic liver disease.

07. A 77-year-old man from Pepiliyawala area: He died on April 30 while receiving medical care at Wathupitiwala Base Hospital. The cause of death was identified as COVID-19 infection and pneumonia.

08. A 64-year-old woman from Anuradhapura area: She was transferred from Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital to Nochchiyagama District Hospital after testing positive for the virus. she was then moved to Methsiri Sevana Treatment Centre in Anuradhapura. She passed away on April 30 due to acute respiratory distress syndrome along with COVID pneumonia.

09. A 94-year-old man from Colombo 14 area: He died at his home on April 28 due to COVID pneumonia.

10. A 65-year-old man from Paragasthota area: She succumbed to sepsis, COVID-19 infection and heart disease on April 28 while being admitted to Nagoda General Hospital in Kalutara.

11. A 46-year-old woman from Kelaniya area: She died on admission to Colombo National Hospital on April 27. The cause of death was identified as acute respiratory distress syndrome and novel coronavirus infection.

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