Death toll from coronavirus in Sri Lanka rises to 46

The death toll from the coronavirus in Sri Lanka has risen to 46, the Government Information Department said.

The latest victim is a 63-year-old man, a resident of Imbulgoda.

He had leukemia and was receiving treatment at the Maharagama Cancer hospital at the time of his death.

The Government Information Department said that a PCR test had confirmed he had the coronavirus. (Colombo Gazette)