A total of 150,000 PCR tests have been carried out as of today to identify COVID-19 infected persons in the country, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said.
She said 8,200 PCR tests were done on the people in the Kandakadu Cluster.
She also said the government has taken all necessary steps to avoid viral transmission among the members of the community through the cluster in relation to the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre.
“As a government we have taken every step possible to control and prevent COVID-19 transmission,” she said. (By Thisari Walawege)