48 deaths reported in the last 16 days in Sri Lanka due to Covid-19
The Government Information Department stated that another three COVID deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka, increasing the death toll to 61. They were from Moratuwa, Colombo - 13 and Colombo - 10.
1. The deceased was an 84-year old female from Moratuwa. She died at home and the cause of death is mentioned as Covid-19 infection with Diabetes.
2. The deceased was a 70-year old male from Colombo 10. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid-19 and being treated at IDH hospital where he died The course of death is reported as Covid-19 infection with Chronic Kidney Disease and a stroke.
3. The deceased was a 75-year old male from Colombo 13. He died on admission to the Colombo General Hospital. The cause of death is defined asexacerbation of Diabetes and congenital heart disease due to Covid-19 infection.
During the first coronavirus period 19 deaths were reported from March to October 22 in the country.
However, since then 48 deaths have been reported due to Covid-19 infection in the last 16 days.