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Turf Club says all members under quarantine

19 March 2020 12:22 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Turf Club Committee who are organizers of the Turf  Club Tent where the UL Officer who tested positive for the coronavirus was present, during the big match played between Royal College and S. Thomas' College has said that it had informed all persons who were present in the tent on all three days of the match to self quarantine for 14 days immediately.
Members from the committee told Daily Mirror that they had been contacted by the Health Ministry and all members were fully co-operating with Ministry officials.
The Daily Mirror learns that the Health Ministry is currently contacting all members who were present in the tent for the matches, inquiring  about their health and informing them over the telephone to undergo quarantine immediately. Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasingha, in a media briefing also urged all those who were present in the turf club tent to self quarantine for 2 weeks.
The UL Pilot is said to be in stable condition and recovering at the IDH.(Jamila Hushain)

  Comments - 4

  • Damn Thomian Thursday, 19 March 2020 03:01 AM

    They are probably still singing "What's the matter, minor matter. Are we worried? Oh, No!"

    Mm Thursday, 19 March 2020 06:34 AM

    A little too late now

    T Fernando Thursday, 19 March 2020 06:39 AM

    What about their family members, wives, kids, parents with whom they had been in close contact since then? What is the government directive on that?

    Ranjith Amarakoon Thursday, 19 March 2020 08:09 AM

    Organizers of this match amid presidents request for postponement are responsible for this situation. Committee members should be punished maximum under the prevailing laws of the country

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