Sept 14, Colombo: A repatriate recently returned from Bahrain has died due to Covid-19 Monday while being treated at the Chilaw General Hospital, reporting the 13th death from the coronavirus infection in Sri Lanka, health authorities confirmed.
The 60-year-old seaman, was in quarantine after his arrival on the 2nd September and admitted to the Chilaw General Hospital on the 9th. He had not been tested positive for Coronavirus on arrival to the country.
The deceased has been identified as W.E. Perera, a resident of Nugegoda.
According to the health authorities, the immediate cause of death has been identified as a heart attack.