Sixth inmate dies of COVID-19

RP | Published: 3:30 PM Jan 11 2021
Local Sixth inmate dies of COVID-19

A 60-year-old inmate of the Negombo Prison passed away today (11) due to complications arising from the COVID-19 virus.

The inmate had been transferred to the Mulleriyawa Base Hospital on 21 December 2020 after testing positive for the virus. 

The number of COVID-19 related deaths within Prisons has now increased to a total of six. 

RP | Published: 3:30 PM Jan 11 2021

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