Burials of COVID-19 victims begins

Rebecca Pavey and Dilanthi Jayamanne | Published: 3:59 PM Mar 5 2021
Local Burials of COVID-19 victims begins

The burial of the COVID-19 victims began today (05), with two bodies already having been buried in the Oddamavadi area of the Batticaloa District.

Army Commander Shavendra Silva told Ceylon Today that five more burials are scheduled to take place today (05), whilst three bodies are to be buried tomorrow (06).

Following the protests held by the residents of Iranathivu, the Ministry of Health recently approved the Oddamavadi area to be used as a burial ground for the bodies of COVID-19 victims. 


Rebecca Pavey and Dilanthi Jayamanne | Published: 3:59 PM Mar 5 2021

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