Fri, 31 Mar 2023 Today's Paper

Eight Peradeniya Uni. undergrads test COVID-19 positive

14 February 2021 10:24 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Eight more final year students of the Peradeniya University's Engineering Faculty have been infected with COVID-19, the Provincial Health Department said.

Earlier, one student of the same faculty had contracted the  virus and following PCR tests conducted on 48 students who were already under quarantine. Eight of them were taken to the Polgolla COVID-19 Treatment Centre after tests confirmed that they had been infected.

About 250 close contacts of the eight students have been sent to serve quarantine.

  Comments - 0

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Import of South Indian eggs: Sri Lanka walks on Indian eggshells

With the increase in egg prices the government decided to import eggs to regu

Wokeism: Is it destructive, or are you afraid of change? A response

In order to critically discuss a movement, we must first understand its etymo

Defeat in Ananthapuram Battle denoted the LTTE’s end

Many battles were fought during the long war between the Sri Lankan armed for

Wokeism: A Weapon of Mass Destruction?

When can one say they’ve had enough of being in a state of ‘wokeness’ a