Feb 09, 2021

09 more Covid-19 deaths; 878 new cases today

The Director General of Health Services confirmed nine (09) deaths caused by Covid-19 virus infection on Monday (08).

Accordingly, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka is 365 and the details of the deceased are as follows;

01.The deceased was a 95-year-old male from Colombo 15. He died on 05.02.2021 at his residence and the Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

02.The deceased was a 61-year-old female from Anuradhapura. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura to the Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 08.02.2021 while receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit. The Cause of death is mentioned as a shock due to blood poisoning and Heart failure with Covid pneumonia.

03.The deceased was a 50-year-old male from Kurunegala. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Teaching Hospital Kurunegala to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 08.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia.

04.The deceased was a 70-year-old male from Negombo. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Chest Hospital Welisara to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 07.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and failure in the respiratory system.

05.The deceased was a 45-year-old female from Colombo 12. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from General Hospital Colombo to the Base Hospital Homagama where she died on 07.02.2021. The Cause of death is mentioned as Covid Pneumonia and a cancer.

06.The deceased was a 76-year-old female from Kayts. She was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 and transferred from a private hospital in Colombo to the Teaching Hospital Jaffna where she died on 07.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and paralysis.

07.The deceased was a 61-year-old male from Horana. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Apeksha Hospital Maharagama to the Base Hospital Mulleriyawa where he died on 08.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning, Covid pneumonia and a lung cancer.

08.The deceased was a 42-year-old male from Gurudeniya. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 and transferred from National Hospital Kandy to the Base Hospital Homagama where he died on 01.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and blood poisoning.

09.The deceased was a 73-year-old male from Mawanella. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from Base Hospital Mawanella to the Base Hospital Theldeniya where he died on 08.02.2021. The cause of death is mentioned as Covid pneumonia and a heart disease.

Meanwhile, according to the situation report of the Public Health Bureau issued at 20.05 pm on yesterday (Feb. 08), a total of 878 fresh cases were found in the day with the total number of infections at 70,226.

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