Dr. Gayan Danthanarayana (31) a medical officer attached to Ragama Colombo North Teaching Hospital was infected with COVID-19 has fallen victim to the virus.
He was under medical care for new coronavirus infections at the Teaching Hospital in Karapitiya, according to reports.
He is the first medical officer to pass away from COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.
Rest in Peace Dr. Gayan
Rest in peace Dr. Gayan Danthanarayana. #COVID19SL took away such a beautiful soul. You succumbed fighting a cause! Will never forget the memories I share with you. May you attain the supreme bliss of Nibbana. Thank you everyone for the love and prayers. #lka #SriLanka #HCW pic.twitter.com/oLvsvh6djL
— Rajeev Menon 🇱🇰 (@rajeevmenonsl) February 2, 2021