Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll hits 186

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll hits 186

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll hits 186

Written by Staff Writer

25 Dec, 2020 | 10:57 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Sri Lanka confirmed one death due to COVID-19 on Friday bringing the local death toll due to the virus to 186.

The deceased, a 54-year old male from Akkaraipattu, had passed away on Thursday, the government information department said in a statement.

He had been transferred from the Akkaraipattu Base Hospital to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

The cause of death of the deceased has been identified as acute cardiac injury caused by the virus.

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