COVID-19 death toll climbs to 183


Two more Covid-19 fatalities were reported yesterday increasing the death toll to 183, the Government Information Department said.

01. The deceased is a 15-year-old boy who was receiving treatments at Apeksha Hospital, Maharagama.

He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred to IDH Hospital where he died yesterday.

The course of death is Covid pneumonia, blood poisoning and acute leukaemia.

02. The deceased is a 72-year-old female from Colombo 07.

She died at her residence on Last Sunday (20). The cause of death is mentioned as COVID pneumonia.

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