Youngest COVID-19 death reported in Gampola
By Dilanthi Jayamanne
An eight-day old infant from Pussellawa, Gampola was the youngest victim yet to be claimed by COVID-19 till date in Sri Lanka. Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Dr. Asela Gunawardana, releasing the daily number of COVID-19 deaths, said the eight-day old baby boy was the youngest to die of COVID19 pneumonia. The death occurred at Base Hospital Gampola on 27 May 2021. He was among the 67 deaths to be reported from the country on 9 June 2021.