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Pregnant mother tests positive for Covid-19 in Kottapitiya

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A pregnant mother, a returnee from the Middle East has tested positive for Covid-19 today while in self-quarantine in Arachchikattuwa, Kottapitiya, Chilaw General Hospital Director, K.P. Mallawarachchi said.

Speaking to Daily Mirror, he said the woman, who had visited the Chilaw Hospital to seek treatment for fever was diagnosed with Covid-19 symptoms.

“She was then admitted to the Covid-19 Special Treatment Unit where she tested positive for the virus following a PCR test,’ Dr.  Mallawarachchi said. 

He said she was sent to the Mulleriyawa Hospital as pregnant women diagnosed with Covid-19 receive specialised care at this hospital 

“The woman was asked to self-quarantine at her residence after completing the initial quarantine period of 14 days at the Vavuniya quarantine centre upon her return from the Middle East,” he added. (Sheain Fernandopulle)

 


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  • FF Thursday, 27 August 2020 08:30 PM

    DOES POSITIVE CASES ONLY COME FROM OVERSEES????

    ranjit Thursday, 27 August 2020 09:07 PM

    what is the big news? can't pregnant women get Covid -19

    Complicate Friday, 28 August 2020 05:09 AM

    she has tested positive after completing the initial quarantine period of 14 days

    Dee Friday, 28 August 2020 06:48 AM

    So this also will be put to quarantine centers or foreign arrivals account!


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