Apr 08, 2021

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll increases to 593

Two COVID-related deaths have been recorded, increasing Sri Lanka’s death toll to 593.

The Department of Government Information said a 70-year-old male from Dehiwala passed away today at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases of a heart attack, blood poisoning, high blood pressure and COVID-pneumonia.

A 79-year-old female from Kondavil meanwhile also passed away today while receiving treatment at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital of a chronic kidney disease, blood poisoning, pneumonia, diabetes and infections in the digestive system due to COVID-19 infection.