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15 schoolchildren, teacher test COVID-19 positive in Nawalapitiya

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Fifteen students and a teacher of a Tamil school in Nawalapitiya which is administered by the Pasbage Korale Medical Health Officer's Office were contracted with COVID-19 today.

The area PHI said 112  were subject to PCR tests at Westhall Estate in Nawalapitiya and 22 of them were confirmed to have been infected with the virus.

The infected were referred to treatment centres. (Ranjith Rajapaksa)

  Comments - 2

  • Fuller Sunday, 07 February 2021 08:39 PM

    no community spread huh

    Nomads Sunday, 07 February 2021 08:47 PM

    Do not let the children to be the latest victims of the pandemic. This Govt declared open schools without proper safety measures in place.Now the infected numbers are soaring at rapid pace. Delay ed actions and poor decisions of this govt have put the country in grave danger.

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