- He is the 21st member of Parliament to be tested COVID-19 positive since the pandemic hit Sri Lanka
By Yohan Perera
SLPP MP Chandima Weerakody who tested positive for COVID-19 has been admitted to the Karapitiya Hospital, a family member told Dailymirror yesterday.
Mr. Weerakody attended Parliament last week and had been residing in Colombo mostly according to family members.
He is the 21st member of Parliament to be tested COVID-19 positive since the pandemic hit Sri Lanka in March 2021.
Meanwhile Searjeant-at-Arms Narendra Fernando told Daily Mirror that a party leader's meeting will be held on September 30 to decide on Parliament sessions which is to begin on October 4. It was decided earlier by the party leaders to have a four day session starting from October 4 2021.