Sri Lanka Coronavirus deaths rise to 254, 27-year old dies
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka Coronavirus deaths have risen by 08 to 264, with a 27-year old passing away official data showed while 749 new Covid-19 cases were confirmed on January 17, the state information office said.
A 17 year old make from Udupussellawa had died on January 15 after being transferred the District General Hospital in Nuwara Eliya from Base Hospital in Udupussellawa. He had Covid-19 and a lung infection.
A 63 year old female from Kolonnawa died on 13.01.2021 being treated at General Hospital Colombo. She had Covid pneumonia.
A 75 year old male from Borella had died on January 14. He was diagnosed with Covid-19 virus and was transferred from a private Hospital in Colombo to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa. He had high blood pressure and Covid pneumonia.
An 87 year old male from Kegalle had died on 16.01.2021 while being treated at Homagama Base Hospital. He had heart disease and acute Bronchitis due to Covid-19 virus infection.
A 72 year old male from Dehiwala had died on January 16. He was diagnosed as infected with Covid 19 virus and transferred from a private hospital in Colombo to Base Hospital Homagama. He had Covid pneumonia and a heart disease.
A 66 year old male from Polonnaruwa had died on January 17. He was diagnosed and transferred from Welikanda Base Hospital to IDH Hospital. He had acute liver infection, sepsis.
An 83 year old male from Colombo 08 had died on January 17. He was diagnosed with Covid 19 and transferred from a private hospital in Colombo to IDH hospital. He had sepsis, multiple organ failure and Covid pneumonia.
A 75 year old male from Ududumbara had died on January 17. He was diagnosed Covid-19 virus and transferred from District Hospital Awissawella to Base Hospital Mulleriyawa. He developed acute respiratory tract infection, Covid pneumonia and a heart disease.
On January 17, 740 new cases were confirmed and 7,627 were under treatment. The total confirmed so far is 53,062. (Colombo/Jan18/2021)