Sri Lanka confirms 16th COVID-19 related fatality

2020-10-26 at 04:15

The 16th COVID-19 related death has been reported in the country.

The deceased, a 70-year-old, is a resident of Colombo 02.

He passed away while receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital late last evening.

The Director General of Health Services said the individual was admitted to the National Hospital on the 23rd of October following complications as a result of an infection.

It was confirmed last morning that he had contracted the coronavirus.

The 15th COVID-19 related fatality in Sri Lanka was confirmed on Saturday.