03 more Covid19 related deaths reported


Sri Lanka has reported three more deaths from the coronavirus pandemic today (18), the Director-General of Health Services confirmed a short while ago.

Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 deaths reported in the country has hiked to 69.

One of the deceased is a 70-year-old male residing in Kandana. He had passed away at his residence. The cause of death has been identified as the complication of diabetes condition due to COVID-19 infection.

A woman, aged 74 years from Colombo 12, has succumbed to high blood pressure, diabetes, and weakness in the lungs caused by COVID-19. She had been receiving treatment at the Homagama Base Hospital upon being identified as virus-positive.

A resident of Colombo 13, a male aged 48 years, has also passed away at his home from complications of a diabetes condition due to the coronavirus infection.