A patient who was admitted to the COVID19 unit at the Chilaw General Hospital, on suspicion of the virus has dies.
The deceased has been identified as a 60 year old resident of Nanda Mawatha, Nugegoda.
He had arrived in Sri Lanka from Dubai on 02 Septemer and had been sent for quarantine in Chilaw.
The deceased who was undergoing quarantine had been admitted to the Chilaw General hospital owing to a sudden illness.
However he had died this morning.
Authorities have concluded that the deceased had not been infected with COVID19, following the test of biological samples.