Covid-19 death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 44

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The Director General of Health Services has confirmed two more coronavirus deaths in the country today (11), increasing the death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 44.

A 40-year-old, who is a resident of Colombo 11, died on admission to the Colombo National Hospital. The cause of the death is cited as a heart attack caused by the Covid-19 virus infection.

The other victim is a 45-year-old male from Kelaniya. He had been receiving treatment at the Hambanthota District Hospital since November 01 after being identified as Covid-19 positive.

The cause of the death is cited as a heart attack caused by the worsening of COvid-19 infection.

Accordingly, the death toll in Sri Lanka due to coronavirus has now increased to 44.

Three Covid-19 deaths have been reported so far today (11).

Earlier today it was confirmed that an 80-year-old male, a resident of Panadura, died on admission to the Police Hospital and that the postmortem revealed the cause of the death as a heart attack caused by the Covid-19 virus infection.