Covid death reported from Jaffna Hospital

A 62-year-old woman who was receiving treatment at the Jaffna Hospital died of Covid-19, hospital sources said.

The woman, a resident of Jaffna had arrived from France last week and was admitted to the Jaffna Hospital due to fever.

She had died last Friday (12) and the post-mortem report which was received today had revealed that the death was due to Covid-19.

Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) have taken steps to trace her close contacts.