Navy officer attached to Welisara camp died due to Rat fever not Covid19 – Navy

Sri Lanka Navy in a statement says that an officer died as a result of Leptospirosis (Rat Fever) earlier today.

He was receiving treatment at the Welisara Navy General Hospital.

There were some speculation in Social media the officer had dies due to COVID19.

But Sri Lanka NAVY issuing a statement clarified that the officer died of Leptospirosis (Rat Fever) not Covid19.

Sri Lanka Navy said this his funeral will be conducted following the procedures set for Covid19 deaths as ordered by Judicial Medical officer considering the situation in Welisara Navy Camp.

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