- Two workers from the same factory, residing in tested positive
By Romesh Madusanka, Nayanajeewa Bandara and Pushpakumara Jayaratne
Two women from Jaffna who worked at the garment factory where a COVID-19 patient was reported together with their family members, were referred for PCR testing, an official said.
Jaffna Hospital Director Dr. T. Sathyamurthy said 20 persons were referred for PCR tests. Besides, 100 people who came into contact with them were referred to home quarantine.
Two workers from the same factory tested positive for COVID-19 while receiving treatment for symptoms at the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital. They are residents of Narammala and Kuliyapitiya. In another instance, a contact of the COVID-19 patient tested positive after a PCR test done in Moneragala. She had been admitted to the Moneragala District Hospital after she developed symptoms such as cough, sore throat and headache.
- 20 persons were referred for PCR tests and 100 people who came into contact with them were referred to home quarantine