Sri Lanka confirmed two deaths on Sunday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 598, according to health authorities.
The Director General of Health Services confirmed the following deaths caused by COVID -19 virus infection and accordingly the total number of deaths due to COVID -19 infection in Sri Lanka is 598 by now.
01. The deceased is a 60 year old male resident in Puttalam. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Puttalam District Hospital and transferred to Maharagama Apeksha Hospital and then to Homagama Base Hospital where he died on April 11. The cause of death is mentioned as blood poisoning, COVID Pneumonia and cancer.
02. The deceased is a 72 year old male resident in Baddegama. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus while undergoing treatments at Karapitiya Teaching Hospital and transferred to Pimbura Base Hospital where he died on April 11. The cause of death is mentioned as COVID Pneumonia and COVID Encephalitis.