‘26,500 underwent PCR tests at BOI factories’

2020-10-30 at 15:12

More than 26,500 PCR tests have been conducted within factories under the purview of the Board of Investment.

Director General of the Board of Investment Sanjaya Mohottala said 16,527 tests were conducted within 14 Investment Zones, with 423 individuals confirmed to have contracted Covid-19.

Furthermore, he stated that test results of 495 persons are expected.

7,708 PCR tests have also been conducted within 69 factories situated within the Katunayake Free Trade Zone.

Sanjaya Mohottala added 3,921 PCR tests have been conducted within 48 factories in the Biyagama area.