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Sri Lanka reports first coronavirus death

 International Desk

 Published: 10:22 AM, 29 March 2020  

Photo: Collected

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Sri Lanka’s first coronavirus died has been reported. So far, 113 people have been affected in the country. A total of 199 people remained under observation in designated hospitals across the country.

The 60-year-old man who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has died while being under critical care at the National Infectious Disease Hospital of Colombo on Saturday night, the Sri Lanka Health Ministry said.

More than 30,879 people have died due to coronavirus around the world. According to data from the International Coronavirus Statistics website Worldometer, around the world, a total of 663,740 people have been infected with coronavirus disease.