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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has highlighted the importance of conducting random sample PCR tests in areas where people frequent regularly, the Presidential Media Division (PMD) said.

Speaking at the meeting of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Prevention, the President said random PCR tests should be carried out in buses and at markets and construction sites. He also said people visiting such places needed to be enlightened on COVID-19 preventive measures.

“It is vital to continue with investigations and testing after identifying how a large number of infected people was reported from the navy and at Keselwatta. When continuing with the plans, we need to learn from our mistakes and ensure we don't repeat them. Economic activities have resumed countrywide. We shouldn't make way for a famine though we are facing a pandemic," he said.

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  • Mann Tuesday, 12 May 2020 01:54 PM

    Admitting being fallible is a rarity let alone learning and correcting .

    warren Wednesday, 13 May 2020 06:09 AM

    Hope the president has some knowledge of what random and non-random sampling mean and under what circumstances they can be used!


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