Suicide Victim tests positive for COVID-19 in postmortem PCR

Suicide Victim tests positive for COVID-19 in postmortem PCR

Suicide Victim tests positive for COVID-19 in postmortem PCR

Written by Zulfick Farzan

02 Nov, 2020 | 12:26 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The 22nd COVID-19 death in Sri Lanka was reported on Monday (02) morning, said the Department of Government Information.

The victim was a 27-year-old male from Panadura who was admitted to the Panadura Base Hospital on the 31st of October after committing suicide, said a statement quoting the Epidemiology Unit.

It added a postmortem PCR test revealed the victim was exposed to COVID-19.

 

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