The first Sri Lankan doctor to fall victim to COVID-19 was reported on Tuesday (02) morning.
Dr. Gayan Danthanarayana attached to the Ragama Teaching Hospital has thus passed away following the battle with COVID-19.
He was known as a frontline health worker battling the coronavirus to save Sri Lankan lives.
The late Dr. Gayan Danthanarayana was diagnosed with COVID-19 while serving at the Ragama Hospital and was later transferred to the Mulleriyawa Base Hospital and then to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.
Sadly, he passed away after developing complications.
Dr. Gayan Danthanarayana was well known as the doctor who saved the lives of children.