Sri Lanka today recorded its 13th COVID-19 related death, the Government information Department said.
The deceased has been identified as a 60-year old man who had served as a seaman.
He died while receiving treatment at the Chilaw Base Hospital.
The victim, who had arrived from Bahrain on 02 September, had not been identified as a coronavirus infected patient at the time.
However, he was detected with COVID-19 while undergoing mandatory quarantine at a quarantine centre on 09 September.
The man is believed to have died of a heart attack while receiving treatment at the Chilaw Base Hospital. (Colombo Gazette)