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* Coronavirus update: 300 people associated with the third deceased patient sent to quarantine
Thu, Apr 2, 2020, 08:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 02, Colombo: Steps have been taken to send over 300 people, who were believed to have been in contact with the third person to die from the COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka, to the Poonani Quarantine Center.

The 72- year- old male from Maradana died Wednesday (01) while receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital.

Nearly 200 people are quarantined inside the housing complex at Imamul Aruz Mawatha in Maradana where the deceased had been living.

The Minister of Health Pavithradevi Wanniarachchi said the deceased’s nephew and the grandson also have contracted the infection.

 

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