Minister Rajitha Senaratne says that the number of deaths due to heart attacks has been reduced. He said that this has been found following a survey conducted by Heart Specialists. The Minister disclosed this while attending the function to lay the foundation stone for the Emergency Treatment and Accident Services unit of the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital. The Government will spend 528 million rupees for the five story building. A group of people including Minister P. Harrison were present on the occasion.