Sri Lanka has confirmed its first COVID-19 fatality | Daily News


Sri Lanka has confirmed its first COVID-19 fatality

The first fatality due to the Coronavirus was reported a short while ago, confirmed the Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe. The patient was receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) in Angoda.

The victim is a 60-year-old male residing in Marawila.

He had undergone a kidney transplant several years ago and had several underlying health conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure, the Government Information Department Director-General Nalaka Kaluwewa said in a statement issued a short while ago. 

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