Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 death toll climbs to 247

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 death toll climbs to 247

January 13, 2021   09:37 pm


Sri Lanka has registered 03 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed.

Following the new development, total deaths reported in the country has climbed to 247.

One of the deceased is a 66-year-old male from the Battaramulla area. He had been transferred to the Homagama Base Hospital from the Colombo National Hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19. He had passed away yesterday (12) from a heart condition due to COVID-19 infection.

An 81-year-old male resident of Colombo 15 has died at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) yesterday. The cause of death is determined as COVID-19 pneumonia and severe infection in the respiratory system.

Another COVID-19 victim has also died yesterday (12) due to COVID-19 pneumonia. The deceased is an 89-year-old woman from Colombo 10 receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital.

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