7 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in the country yesterday taking the death toll to 330. It is noteworthy that the first death pertaining to a healthcare worker has also been reported, while up to 50 doctors are receiving treatment for COVID-19.
The death is of Dr. Gayan Danthanarayana aged 32, who had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 at the ICU of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital. He is a former student of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda who had been practicing at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital in Ragama. The doctor is also a father of two. We pray that he rests in peace.