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Considering the current situation in the country, the government does not intend to impose further isolation or quarantine curfew during the forthcoming festive season, Head of National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak, Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva said.

The Commander said they are hoping to think positively from the public's point of view.

He said that 51days of isolation imposed on six out of 13 housing complexes in the Colombo District has been lifted today.

"As instructed by the President, one person in each of the isolated flats will be subject to a PCR test. If an infected person is detected from a particular house, the entire household will be subject for PCR test," he said

Lt. Gen. Silva said through this method, PCR tests on individuals living in two-thirds of the total apartment would have been performed and the number of individuals in the remaining 7 flats, about 1/3rd of the total population needs to be performed the tests.

Further, he said that PCR tests would be carried out in the remaining flats within two days and thereby, the isolation of those housing complexes would be lifted.

He said the isolation order is still in place in the six apartment complexes and areas and steps would be taken to lift the isolation, based on the PCR test results.  (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

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  • FF Saturday, 12 December 2020 07:02 PM

    THANKS TO COVID PANIYA FROM KEGALLE

    FF Saturday, 12 December 2020 07:06 PM

    NO FEAR. COVID PANIYA IS THERE

    Fuller Saturday, 12 December 2020 07:22 PM

    700 patients everyday, nice try

    Lankan Saturday, 12 December 2020 11:13 PM

    Obviously people will roam around during festive season and this may lead to further damages.

    ghty Sunday, 13 December 2020 11:17 PM

    EXPECTED!!!


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