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Only 22 out of 400 people were present from Marawa area in Atulugama, Bandaragama today for PCR and Rapid Antigen tests, Bandaragama Additional Health Officer Dr. Srimali Amarasinghe said.

She said Marawa area was chosen to conduct PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests, as more than 2,800 people are living in that area.

“We went to Marawa escorted by army and police personnel,” she said. 

Our target was to conduct 400 PCR and 300 Rapid Antigen Tests, unfortunately, only 22 people turned up for tests, she said.

Following the Rapid Antigen tests performed today on the 22 people who were present, two were tested COVID-19 positive, Dr. Amarasinghe said.


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  • lal Thursday, 10 December 2020 09:31 PM

    Is RAT reliable?

    Borat Thursday, 10 December 2020 09:35 PM

    Ha ha don’t trust government . Start of civil resistance . Now government dug own grave . Next their cremation and ashes made into auruvedic tonic for bloody idiots ruling country

    Asanka Thursday, 10 December 2020 09:50 PM

    What did you expect? Everyone saw the pictures of the horrible quarantaine "hospitals"

    joshua Friday, 11 December 2020 12:46 PM

    It only shows the respect the Govt and its team has...


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