Sep 14, 2020

13th Covid-19 death recorded in SL

The 13th Covid-19 death has been recorded in the country.

The Government Information Department said the 60-year-old male, passed away while receiving treatment at the Chilaw Base Hospital.

He had been quarantined after arriving in the island on Sep. 02 and was admitted to the Chilaw Hospital on Sep. 09 with an illness.

The Department said the individual died of a heart attack and was identified to have contracted the coronavirus today.

The confirmation of the individual having contracted the virus increases the number of infections in the country to 3,235.

The 12th coronavirus casualty was recorded in Sri Lanka on August 23.