Sri Lanka’s Director-General of Health Services announced on Friday (June 11) that 62 new COVID-19 victims have been recorded.
According to data from the Government Information Department, the mortality toll from the viral infection has now reached 2,073.
According to reports, 07 people died as a result of the viral infection between May 8 and May 31. Between June 1 and June 10, the remaining 55 people died.
The deceased were identified as residents of Panadura, Moratuwa, Alubomulla, Gonawila, Govinna, Kandy, Galle, Thimbirigaskatuwa, Kochchikade, Negombo, Santhiveli, Balangoda, Ninthavur 10, Sammanthurai, Pathana, Baduraliya, Walallawita, Bombuwala, Waskaduwa, Mahagama, Kalutara, Dodangoda, Melsiripura, Ambakote, Kurunegala, Panagamuwa, Maduragoda, Merahawatta, Kinniya, Kattankudy 04, Eravur 01, Kattankudy 03, Raththota, Monaragala, Anuradhapura, Mathugama, Kotikawaththa, Nagollagama, Colombo 12, Kadugannawa, Gampola, Seeduwa, Hemmathagama, Pitigala, Niyagama, Karandeniya and Kahaduwa areas.
According to government statistics, 40 of the dead were above the age of 70. Thirteen of the victims were between the ages of 60 and 69, while four were between the ages of 50 and 59. The remaining five were between the ages of 30 and 49.
COVID-19 infections associated with diseases such as COVID pneumonia, hypertension, chronic renal disease, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, acute kidney injury, multiorgan failure, acute respiratory disease syndrome, ischaemic heart disease, cerebro vascular disease, occlusive coronary artery disease, sepsis, chronic kidney disease, chronic renal failure, chronic lung disease, large pulmonary embolism, caecal adenocarcinoma, acute respiratory failure, stroke, bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other complications of respiratory diseases were identified as the causes of death of the victims.
Covid-19 Update Cases:
COVID-19 Daily On Friday (June 11), the number of cases reached 2,759 after 527 more people tested positive for the virus in Sri Lanka.
With this latest revelation, the country’s overall number of verified coronavirus cases has risen to 218,893.
Since the pandemic began last year, there have been 184,090 confirmed recoveries and 2,011 confirmed deaths in Sri Lanka.
Up to 32,818 active cases are now being treated at recognized hospitals and treatment centers, according to official data.