Seven at Brandix Kollupitiya test positive for COVID-19

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Seven employees at Brandix Head Office, Kollupitiya, who were identified as close contacts of Minuwangoda Brandix Factory employees, tested positive for COVID-19, CMC sources said.

Colombo Regional Epidemiologist Dr. Dinuka Guruge said the PCR tests on the employees were conducted at the Head Office while they were undergoing quarantine.

Meanwhile, the Bank of Ceylon (BOC) branch at Ratmalana has been closed since one of the staff member’s husband is among the seven Brandix employees tested positive for COVID-19 today.

Issuing a statement, the BOC said its Ratmalana branch was closed today in line with the guidelines issued by the health authorities. (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

 

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  • Critical Tuesday, 13 October 2020 01:29 PM

    Brandix has now become a cv19 factory. Still no one knows how this virus get into the factory and still remains a mystery.

    PJ Tuesday, 13 October 2020 02:01 PM

    Government should take immediate measures to quarantine all the BRANDIX employees

    Michael Ranasinghe Tuesday, 13 October 2020 02:15 PM

    Another media release from Brandix can be expected ..

    G abe Tuesday, 13 October 2020 02:18 PM

    If they were close contacts of infected why are they reporting for work in Colombo,m

    Man Tuesday, 13 October 2020 02:22 PM

    See how Rajapaksha government is effective unlike the good governance. Intelligent people ratified with a 2/3rd. Kudos!

    Dee Tuesday, 13 October 2020 02:47 PM

    Brandix , Colombo. AKA minuwangoda 'identified cluster'

    SODHA Tuesday, 13 October 2020 03:03 PM

    Minuwangoda Brandix was ONLY the origin. If 2nd

    Dora Tuesday, 13 October 2020 03:24 PM

    Important All employees Of all brandix factories and their affiliated offices must be quarantined and tested along with their contacts to stop the spread all over the country. Even the clothing outlets need to be checked out very important Those employees coming from hotspot areas should be asked not to report to work for 10days at least ie employee coming from Minuwangoda to NDB

    Eichmann Bernhard (Germany) Tuesday, 13 October 2020 05:02 PM

    Is the Fabrick still not closed

    Revit Tuesday, 13 October 2020 06:16 PM

    Lock down please


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