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.