The Director General of Health Services has confirmed three more deaths of Covid-19 infected persons, increasing the total number of coronavirus deaths in the country to 99.
One of the deceased is an 87-year-old male from Colombo 08, who passed away at the Colombo National Hospital today (26). The cause of death is cited as a bacteria infection with Covid-19 infection and chronic lung disease.
An 80-year-old resident of Bambalapitiya who was receiving treatment at the Mulleriyawa Base Hospital after being identified as a Covid-19 patient had passed away on November 25. The cause of death is reported as high blood pressure, pneumonia and a heart attack caused by Covid-19 infection.
The other is a 73-year-old woman from Peliyagoda who had passed away at the Colombo National Hospital on November 23. The cause of death is cited as high blood pressure, diabetes and a stroke resulting from COvid-19 infection.