Three of the five COVID-19 deaths reported today (November 13) so far occurred at home while another person died before hospitalization.
An 83 years old woman from Colombo-14, a 78 years old male from Colombo-13 and a 64 years old man from Colombo-13 died at home. Another 69 years old male from Rathmalana died before hospitalization.
High blood pressure, diabetes, asthma and heart attacks have been cited as the causes of death.
Meanwhile, a 68-year-old male resident of Chilaw died at Mulleriyawa hospital due to high blood pressure and stroke.
The total of COVID-19 deaths in Sri Lanka is 53 now.