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Chief Medical Officer at Piliyandala Hospital contracts COVID-19

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The Chief Medical Officer of the Piliyandala District Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19 following an antigen test.

According to the health authorities, the chief nurse, a laboratory assistant, a service administrator and two other employees at the hospital who were identified as close contacts of the medical officer were quarantined.

At present, PCR tests have been carried out on 20 people at the hospital, health officials said.

  Comments - 3

  • Era Thursday, 11 February 2021 07:41 PM

    They did not take the vaccine?

    Asanka Thursday, 11 February 2021 09:52 PM

    First the police, army and PM's, for God sake

    Ranaweera Friday, 12 February 2021 02:41 PM

    May be he was vaccinated with the first shot. In that case he will have a mild case. Vaccine does not prevent 100% of perdons if they fail to follow same precautions which they have been following before. There are many examples like this.

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