No permission granted to bury CV-19 victims

No permission granted to bury CV-19 victims

Director-General of Health Services, Dr Asela Gunawardena said that no permission has been granted for the burial of Covid-19 victims.

He also said that if an individual dies fromĀ  Covid-19, the body will be cremated.

Further adding that they have appointed a committee of virologists to look into the matter.

The public will be notified if there is a change in the decision, Dr Asela said.