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COVID positivity rate in Colombo at 1-2%

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The positivity rate of COVID-19 patients within the Colombo municipal limit now remains at 1- 2 per cent after testing people selected in target groups or through random sampling, an official said.

Regional epidemiologist of the Colombo municipal council Dr. Dinuka Guruge told Daily Mirror over 500 PCR tests were conducted on Thursday, and 11 cases identified.

She said there was a spike in the positivity rate but it had dropped to one per cent.

“Before the new year, one or two cases were reported daily. Now, we get a dozen of cases. The positivity rate is between one or two per cent. We find cases mostly in the Colombo-North area,” she said. (Kelum Bandara)

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  • Gamarala Friday, 23 April 2021 06:03 PM

    Do they expect us to believe this selected results and think they are doing very well?

    Ravi Friday, 23 April 2021 07:07 PM

    Great news if this is True.. This is a probably true as most people already had COVID in colombo. Heheee

    Xhamster Friday, 23 April 2021 09:09 PM

    The joke of the day!


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