The Director General of Health Services has confirmed two more Covid-19 related deaths today while this brings the death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 593.
One of the deceased is a 70-year-old male from Dehiwala who had been transferred from the South Colombo Teaching Hospital to IDH after being diagnosed as Covid-19 positive.
He had passed away on April 08 due to acute heart disease, septic shock, high blood pressure and Covid-19 pneumonia.
The other victim is a 79-year-old woman from Kondavil who had passed away at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital on April 08 while receiving treatment.
The cause of death is mentioned as Urosepsis with acute kidney injury on chronic kidney disease complicated with COVID–19, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection and Diabetes Mellitus.