Sri Lanka Confirms 5 more COVID-19 deaths – death toll up to 29

Five COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in the country today increasing the coronavirus death toll to 29.

The deaths were confirmed by Director General of Health Services Dr. Asela Gunaratne.

A 46-year-old male, a resident of Colombo 2, passed away at the Pimbura Base Hospital yesterday.

The individual was identified as a long-term kidney disease related patient.

Meanwhile a 68-year-old female, a resident of Wellampitiya, was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital with chest pains and passed away last evening.

She was confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19.

Furthermore, a 58-year-old female, a resident of Colombo 12, also suffered chest pains and was confirmed to have passed away at her residence.

She tested positive for COVID-19 during the PCR test conducted at the post-mortem examination.

A 73-year-old female, a resident of Colombo 14, who suffered from chronic lung illnesses passed away at her residence and was confirmed to have contracted COVID-19.

Meanwhile a 74-year-old male, passed away due to a heart attack at his residence while the post-mortem examination revealed he had contracted coronavirus.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Most Popular

To Top
$(".comment-click-2715").on("click", function(){ $(".com-click-id-2715").show(); $(".disqus-thread-2715").show(); $(".com-but-2715").hide(); }); // Infinite Scroll $('.infinite-content').infinitescroll({ navSelector: ".nav-links", nextSelector: ".nav-links a:first", itemSelector: ".infinite-post", loading: { msgText: "Loading more posts...", finishedMsg: "Sorry, no more posts" }, errorCallback: function(){ $(".inf-more-but").css("display", "none") } }); $(window).unbind('.infscr'); $(".inf-more-but").click(function(){ $('.infinite-content').infinitescroll('retrieve'); return false; }); $(window).load(function(){ if ($('.nav-links a').length) { $('.inf-more-but').css('display','inline-block'); } else { $('.inf-more-but').css('display','none'); } }); $(window).load(function() { // The slider being synced must be initialized first $('.post-gallery-bot').flexslider({ animation: "slide", controlNav: false, animationLoop: true, slideshow: false, itemWidth: 80, itemMargin: 10, asNavFor: '.post-gallery-top' }); $('.post-gallery-top').flexslider({ animation: "fade", controlNav: false, animationLoop: true, slideshow: false, prevText: "<", nextText: ">", sync: ".post-gallery-bot" }); }); });