09 more Covid19 related deaths reported

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Nine individuals succumbed to the Covid-19 today reporting the highest number deaths recorded within a day and raising the death toll to 83.

According to the Government Information Department, five males aged 57, 65, 89, 72, 76 and four females aged 48, 69, 75, 76 are among the victims.

All the deceased are residents of the Colombo area.

The details of the COVID-19 victims are as follows:

01. A 57-year-old male from Colombo 02 who passed away at the National Hospital in Colombo. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 related pneumonia and shock.

02. A 65-year-old male from Wellampitiya who passed away at the National Hospital in Colombo. The cause of death was ruled as High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and COVID-19 infection.

03. An 89-year-old male from Dematagoda who passed away at the National Hospital in Colombo. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 related pneumonia.

04. A 48-year-old female from Colombo 10 who passed away at her residence. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 infection resulting in cardiac arrest.

05. A 72-year-old male from Colombo 10 who passed away at his residence. The cause of death was ruled as Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and COVID-19 infection resulting in cardiac arrest.

06. A 69-year-old female from Colombo 13 who passed away at her residence. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 infection resulting in cardiac arrest.

07. A 76-year-old male from Wellawatte who was identified as a COVID-19 infected person at the National Hospital in Colombo and was transferred to the Mulleriyawa Base Hospital for treatment where he passed away. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 related pneumonia, bacterial infection and shock.

08. A 75-year-old female from Wellampitiya who was identified as a COVID-19 infected person at the National Hospital in Colombo and was transferred to the Homagama Base Hospital for treatment where she passed away. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 infection and exacerbated pneumonia.

09. A 76-year old female who was identified as a COVID-19 infected person at a Private Hospital in Colombo and was transferred to IDH for treatment where she passed away. The cause of death was ruled as COVID-19 pneumonia and blood infection.

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