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.