Death toll at 137 with seven more deceased

2020-12-06 at 06:56

The number of coronavirus related deaths in Sri Lanka rose to 137 with the confirmation of seven deaths.

The Government Information Department said one individual was identified as a 91-year-old male, a resident of Bandaragama who passed away at his residence on the 3rd of December with the cause of death determined as a heart attack and COVID-19 infections.

The second victim was identified as a 53-year old male, an inmate, who died on the 1st of December with COVID-19 pneumonia.

A 56-year-old female from Dematagoda was also among the deceased.

The Department said she passed away on Friday with COVID-19 pneumonia while being treated at the ICU of the IDH.

Furthermore, an 81-year-old female from Bandaragama passed away on the 28th of November at her residence, with the cause of death determined as a heart attack and lung infection exacerbated by the virus.

An 84-year-old from Colombo 13 meanwhile passed away on Thursday at her residence with the reason behind the death identified as COVID-19 linked pneumonia.

The Information Department added that a 66-year-old male from Welikada died on the 2nd of December owing to pneumonia caused by COVID-19.

A 62-year-old female was also identified as the seventh victim, who passed away while being treated at the IDH yesterday.

She was suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure and COVID-19 pneumonia.