Sri Lankan Government made cremation compulsaory for all victims of the virus, becoming the only country in the world to do so. The Minister of Health also mde regulations on 11th April 2020 purportedly in terms of section 2 and 3(1) of the Quarantine and Prevention of Deceases Ordinance specifically providing that “the corpse of a person who has died or is suspected to have died of Coronavirus Decease 2019 shall be cremated’