Lankapage Logo CP 21 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan arrived from India infected with COVID-19 during self-quarantine at home
Fri, Jul 3, 2020, 12:08 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 02, Colombo: A Sri Lankan arrived from India has become positive for COVID-19 during self-isolation at home following the quarantine at a quarantine center.

The Government Information Department quoting Director General of Health Services said the infected patient is a Sri Lankan sea guard who had returned from India.

Upon his return to the country he has undergone the mandatory 14-day quarantine process and found negative for COVID-19 when a PCR test was conducted at the completion of his quarantine before his release.

The patient was then subjected to a 14-day quarantine period at his home in Jinthupitiya area in Colombo 13 and a PCR test conducted during his self-isolation period was found to be positive for COVID-19.

Accordingly, the Director General of Health Services has affirmed that the patient identified from the society but in the quarantine process.

Relevant authorities will take all the security measures that need to be taken in this situation, the statement said.

.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Police fire tear gas to disperse Galle Face protesters
-- [1 hour and 23 minutes ago]
JVP Leader says PM unfit to use powers would be given by 21st Amendment
-- [2 hours ago]
Missing 9 year old girl’s body found in Atulugama
-- [3 hours ago]
Another suspect in the murder of MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala arrested
-- [4 hours ago]
Rapid renewable energy generation plan to be implemented from June 1st
-- [4 hours ago]
Minister provides an update on fuel stocks in the country
-- [5 hours ago]
President assures government’s full support for Central Bank to function independently
-- [5 hours ago]
UK exploring avenues to support Sri Lanka to overcome current economic challenges - envoy
Sri Lanka’s peaceful people’s protest at Galle Face marks 50th day today
Educational reforms should be aimed at creating good citizens productive to economy - President

Copyright © 2000, 2020 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.