An Indian Secretarial staff working at the High Commission of India, Colombo was tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, the High Commission said.
It said in a statement that the official is currently placed at a designated Sri Lankan Government medical facility keeping in line with COVID-19 guidelines prescribed by the Government of Sri Lanka.
“Family members of the official are also being governed strictly in accordance with these guidelines,” the statement added.
The High Commission stated that the official has limited interaction with most members of the High Commission and no interaction with outsiders in discharge of his official responsibilities according to the nature of the duties of the concerned Secretarial staff,
“However, primary contacts of the official at the High Commission are isolating themselves and are undertaking other precautionary measures in accordance with stipulated health safety norms,” the statement said.
It said High Commission premises have been sanitized and all other necessary steps are being reinforced as per standard protocols and added that the High Commission continues to function on limited strength and follows a rotational policy in view of evolving COVID-19 situation.
“India remains committed to assist and cooperate with Sri Lanka to effectively fight COVID -19 in all manners possible,” it said.
Ramesh Sunday, 14 February 2021 09:10 PM
Close the High Commission and send all of them back to India. Problem solved.
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