Kandakadu cluster: Not a wide-spread scenario- Dr. Jasinghe

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While claiming that 428 Covid 19 Positive cases had been reported from Kandakadu and Senapura Rehabilitation Centres, Director General of Health Services Dr Anil Jasinghe today said the spreading of the virus in the respective areas was not a wide-spread scenario.

“The spreading of the virus is only confined to the isolated areas,” Dr Jasinghe said. 

He said surveillance by intelligence services had been beefed-up round the country to detect Covid-19 positive cases and added there were no signs to suggest that the viral infection had spread islandwide or a second wave of the viral infection was on.

“All precautionary and protective measures have been taken to prevent further escalation of the pandemic,” he said.

“What we expect from the public is to follow protective guidelines and health protocol to the letter. Unfortunately, we have witnessed some complacency among the public in the last few weeks. Therefore, I reiterate that if we are to control Covid-19 successfully, each and every Sri Lankan must be determined to adhere to health guidelines,” he stressed.


  Comments - 10

  • Eng_S Monday, 13 July 2020 05:39 PM

    Then why are schools closed islandwide?

    Lol Monday, 13 July 2020 06:02 PM

    Then what about rajangaya anuradhapura ? That is also not a community spread ?

    Bin Kundaz Monday, 13 July 2020 06:47 PM

    So, this means the virus outbrake this time is confined to a few cases out of Kandakadu. But those few cases seem to be appearing all around the country. You should not be calming people by underestimating a risk.

    Warren Raed Monday, 13 July 2020 06:58 PM

    We really appreciate all the efforts you put to keep the nation safe from this deadly illness. I am sure you must be having several sleepless nights and making several sacrifices in your personal life. All honour and gratitude to you. We sincerely appreciate it.

    Anthony. R Monday, 13 July 2020 07:21 PM

    Dr Anil Jasinghe you are a part of the political carnival,stop telling Lies. How to believe what you say!!!!!!

    Citizen Monday, 13 July 2020 07:33 PM

    Dancing to Government times Mr.Anil Jayasinghe

    Joshua Monday, 13 July 2020 07:49 PM

    Yea it does not spread in sri lanka

    Hans perlee Monday, 13 July 2020 07:50 PM

    Even out politicians must follow the guidelines, what they don't do.

    Lord Wolfstein Monday, 13 July 2020 08:07 PM

    You are a liar. Your job is to protect the people and not to follow the criminal orders of the ruling mafia clan.

    rew Wednesday, 15 July 2020 10:10 AM

    Dr Jasinghe - Typical Dr's response to the problem.

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