Second COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka

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Another patient who had been infected by the novel coronavirus has passed away while receiving treatment at the Negombo General Hospital.

The deceased is a 64-year-old male from Porutota, Negombo, stated the Ministry of Health.

He had been admitted to the Negombo Hospital over a cardiac-related illness. However, the doctors had tested him for COVID-19 upon been diagnosed with suspicious symptoms.

This is the second patient in the country to succumb to the virus.