The mother, who gave birth to twins, died contracted of COVID-19.
Ajanthan Iniya (25) from Inuvila died at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
Both children are under medical supervision at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
“September 4th Pregnant woman had difficulty breathing. she was admitted to Tellippalai Hospital that day. However, She has been transferred to Jaffna Teaching Hospital for Additional treatment. On the same day, She was contracted with COVID-19 infection.
The pregnant woman gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, on Wednesday.
The mother died yesterday after continuing treatment for the disease, ”the inquest heard.
The inquest into the death was conducted by the Jaffna Teaching Hospital Coroner Namasivayam Primkumar. The body was allowed to be cremated according to the health system.