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A 64-year-old COVID-19 infected patient died at the Negombo Hospital this evening, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to two in Sri Lanka, Director General of Health Dr Anil Jasinghe said.

He said the victim was a resident of the Kochchikade area. He had been transferred to the Negombo Hospital from a private hospital today.

Dr Jasinghe said it was today itself that the patient was tested positive for the virus.

The patient had been suffering from a long term lung disease and also suffered a heart attack, Dr Jasinghe said.

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  • Ahmed Murshid Idroos Monday, 30 March 2020 07:15 PM

    RIP Anyway people have to die

    Rienzzie Kern Monday, 30 March 2020 07:16 PM

    This is not the time to take chances. Follow the instructions of the health officials and the government doesn’t matter which party you support. This is a Matter of life and death not politics.

    China china - something is fishy somewhere. Monday, 30 March 2020 07:28 PM

    china china. You are responsible for these deaths in the world happening now. You can be silent now after spreading all over to the world. how many people death now so far?. Because of your business revolutions and also to make completion with other country, finally do not play with human and collapse other countries economies. Now world is being surprised, observing that.. China became very worse and how all of a suddenly they can get rid from corona virus? THIS IS A BIG QUESTION HERE. NOW world is talking about this matter.. something is fishy somewhere.

    This is the truth story of all these Monday, 30 March 2020 07:34 PM

    These results because of what 1- government allowed chinese to roam around the city and even government did not ban chinese coming into sri lanka until the last. 2- The present government has many SRI LANKAN political supporters, So finally government did not care when they all returned to sri lanka with corona virus. No immigration incoming records or out going records. Even nobody know how they entered the country and left by boat or ship? SO NOW PEOPLE ARE DYING HERE AND DAY BY DAY NUMBERS ARE INCREASING.. AND PAWULPAKSA FAMILY IS ENJOYING IN TEMPLE TREES AND ALSO IN HAMBANTOTA.,

    World will teach china a good lession Tuesday, 31 March 2020 01:24 AM

    World to teach a good lession for china very soon not to use their products. Now itself they started suffering to sell their products. Soon this will come into the practice..

    Metta Tuesday, 31 March 2020 06:08 AM

    Hatred never ceases by hatred, but by love alone is healed. The nasty comments please RESERVE your comments. There is CAUSE and there is EFFECT. That is KAMMA.

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