Two more die of Covid 19 – DG Health Services

ECONOMYNEXT – Two more Covid 19 patients have died bringing the total dead from the virus in Sri Lanka to 48 the Director-General of Health Services Dr Asela Gunawardena said.

A media release from the Department of Government Information said that the two men were in-patients at the Mulleriyawa Base hospital and had been diagnosed as Covid 19 infected persons.

One of the deceased is a 54-year-old male from Colombo 12 and the cause of death is Covid-19 infection with chronic lung disease.

The second victim is a 45-year-old male from Meegoda area and the cause of death was a secondary bacterial infection with Covid-19 pneumonia.

The Director-General of Health Services reported that the number of deaths caused by Covid 19 infection in Sri Lanka is 48 as of today. (Colombo November 12, 2020)

Reported by Arjuna Ranawana

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