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Ten scoolchildren in Passara test Covid-19 positive

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Ten schoolchildren, including two schoolgirls of the Passara National school in the Badulla district have contracted COVID-19, an officer of the Passara Regional Public Health Inspector's (PHI) office E.Naguleswaran said.

He told the Daily Mirror that all the schoolchildren have been sent for quarantine and their associates were ordered to serve home quarantine.

"PCR tests were conducted last Friday in view to sent these children to the National Independence day parade. 

However, the PCR test results came last Monday (18)," he said. They are studying in Grade 12 and 13 in the commerce stream, Mr. Naguleswaran added.


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  • Joshua Friday, 22 January 2021 01:05 PM

    Hope they will recover fast...

    Dee Friday, 22 January 2021 01:42 PM

    Now don't go saying they went fishing in Peliyagoda! Randomly these students were tested for participation at a public parade. The results speak for itself. Don't you see how far this has infiltrated into the 'Community'? And we are still dilly dallying with the vaccine without firm orders

    Srilankan Friday, 22 January 2021 03:58 PM

    Some jokers in health authority says still no community infection.

    Fuller Friday, 22 January 2021 04:09 PM

    no community spread huh


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