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Jaffna town locked down after rise in COVID-19 patients

26 March 2021 03:26 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A section of the Jaffna town came under a lock down today after 80 COVID-19 patients were detected, health officials said.

Out of 670 individuals who were subject to PCR tests, 80 were reported as COVID-19 infected.

Northern Province Director of Health Services Dr. A.Kedeesaran told the media that the District COVID Control Committee at an emergency meeting decided to lock down the high risk areas that included a part of the Jaffna town including the Kankasanthurai highway, the Jaffna main bus stand, the hospital road, Jaffna public fair ground, Thirunelveli public fair ground and the Jaffna Fort. (Romesh Madusanka)

  Comments - 3

  • Dee Friday, 26 March 2021 04:03 PM

    If you testing properly, a total lockdown will have to be done(ie; kolonnawa refinery). Please stop testing so that the covid19 figure can be kept low.

    Robert Friday, 26 March 2021 04:08 PM

    tOooooooooooooooo late

    Tissa Fernando Friday, 26 March 2021 08:38 PM

    Definitely from India.

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