03 COVID-19 deaths reported on Monday (23); death toll rises to 90

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The Director General of Health Services confirmed on Monday (23) the following three deaths caused by Covid-19 infection and accordingly the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 infection in Sri Lanka rose to 90.

01.A 86 year old female from Heyyanthuduwa. She was diagnosed as a Covid-19 infected person and died on the 22nd of November 2020, at IDH. The cause of death is severe infection caused by Covid19 virus.

02. A 60 year old male from Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15. He was diagnosed as a Covid-19 infected person and transferred from the General Hospital, Colombo to Base Hospital Homagama. The death occurred on the 23rd of November at the Intensive Care Unit and the cause of death is a blood poisoning due to the Covid-19 infection.

03.A 60 year old female from Colombo 14. She was admitted to the General Hospital, Colombo due to a heart attack and died on the 23rd of November 2020. The cause of death is a heart attack with Covid-19 infection.