The Government Information Department said that a 19-year-old girl had died while receiving treatment at the Kandy General Hospital.
The 19-year-old girl is a resident of Hemmathagama and had died as a result of Covid pneumonia and a tumor.
She was among five new deaths linked to the virus confirmed today.
The latest deaths took the coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka to 507 today.
The other four victims are residents of Anuradhapura, Dharga Town, Colombo 6 and Ja-Ela. (Colombo Gazette)