Aug 13, 2021

240 crematoriums ready for Covid-19 deaths; cremations free 

The Government has decided to bear the costs of cremations for those who pass away  due  to Covid-19.

Minister for Public Administration, Provincial Councils and Local Government, Janaka Bandara Tennakoon stated that the State will bear all costs associated with these cremations, including crematorium fees, gasoline costs for the cemeteries etc.

240 crematoriums are in use as of today island wide, and cremations can take place in these, he added.