3-month-old infant and mother COVID-19 positive

2020-10-29 at 10:38

A three-month-old infant in Walallawita, Mathugama has contracted the novel coronavirus.

Health officials said it is suspected that the infant contracted the virus from her aunt who has been identified as a COVID-19 patient.

A PCR test conducted on the infant’s mother also returned positive.

The mother and infant are currently receiving treatment at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases.