First Coronavirus death reported from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka confirmed its first death from the novel coronavirus, Health Authorities said on Saturday.

A 60 year-old from Marawila passed away short while ago. Doctors said he had several other medical complications as well.

He was subject to a kidney transplant several years ago and also suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure.

The number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 110 and while 09 people have recovered from COVID-19.