Mon, 20 Sep 2021 Today's Paper

Covid-19 patient identified from Divulapitiya

4 October 2020 08:29 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

A 39-year-old female garment factory worker from the Divulapitiya area tested positive for Covid-19 at the Gampaha Hospital, the Government Information Department said today.

"She has been transferred to the IDH and some 55 of her close contacts have been placed under quarantine," the department said in a statement. 

She was admitted to Gampaha Hospital to treat her fever and was being subjected to a PCR test at the time of discharge. She has been diagnosed as a Covid 19 patient by the result of the test, it said.

Nearly 15 staff members of Gampaha hospital and 40 staff members of the private company she works for are already in home quarantine. Further close associates of her are being identified and tests are being carried out on how the woman became infected. Further action will be taken on the PCR investigations carried out on the associates.

At this juncture, the health authorities are urging the public to take more precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid 19, the department stated.

 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

  Comments - 4

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  • Mm Sunday, 04 October 2020 08:53 AM

    Wonder if she had any contact with anyone from the CMB port Or airport

    Dee Sunday, 04 October 2020 09:26 AM

    She is a 'imported' case. Or must be from the identified navy or kandakadu cluster.

    Ramasamy Sunday, 04 October 2020 10:58 AM

    Well why the authorities are ignoring!! You can see so many people in public without masks?? It seems we are welcoming another lockdown. God save us all..

    Demuni Uduwara Sunday, 04 October 2020 07:24 PM

    Don't under estimate the world-wide pandemic and still we have not got out of the woods .


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 


Mysterious disease killing pups!

A mysterious respiratory disease affecting puppies in the Central Province is

Jacqueline Fernandez; Lankan Star Shining in Indian Film Sky

Sri Lanka’s Jacqueline Fernandez who has made a name for herself in India

Young families share stories of pregnancy in a pandemic

For hundreds of expectant and new mothers, pregnancy and childbirth are nothi

“Your travel plans should not come first” – Dr. Dinu Guruge

In a recent live discussion on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic hosted by Daily