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Twenty first COVID-19 death reported

The 21st COVID-19 death reported from the National Hospital Respiratory Diseases in Welisara Saturday evening. The deceased, 40, was a resident of Mahara. He has been admitted to hospital on October 23 with complaints of high blood pressure and infection in the respiratory tract, a release issued by the Information Department said yesterday.

The first PCR test conducted on him revealed that he had not contracted the virus.However, the the PCR test conducted on him during the postmortem has confirmed that he had contracted the virus.