A 23-year old youth who committed suicide over a love affair has tested positve for COVID-19.
The boy from Kotawehera in Kurunegala committed suicide at his home on July 12 after his love affair was broken. The boy was working at a garment factory in the area and his girlfriend also used to work there.
The boy has comitted suicide after writing a letter.
When his body was taken to the Nikaweratiya Hospital, a PCR tests was performed and the test has proved he was COVID positive person.
The body was cremated at the crematorium in Nikaweratiya.