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Nearly 150 COVID-19 positive children at LRH: Director

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Nearly 150 children found tested positive with COVID-19 during the past 10 months, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH) Director Dr. G. Wijesuriya said.

When speaking to the Daily Mirror, he said around 80 parents who came to the hospital with their children were found infected with COVID-19. 

So far two deaths have been reported and two infants are currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Dr. Wijesuriya said.

He requested the parents not to carry or take their children with them everywhere they go and to prevent children from contracting with the external parties.

Also requested parents to visit the nearest hospitals without any delay with their children if they are ill. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 3

  • eresh s kumara Wednesday, 03 February 2021 03:56 PM

    Oh my god. pls pray for them.

    sa Wednesday, 03 February 2021 04:34 PM

    God will be protected

    Noah Thursday, 04 February 2021 05:22 AM

    Everything is God's wish..its his plan like the evangelical say!! Even getting bombed while praying for him in churches! Understand that their is no exception to the rule! Everything is gods wish


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