Indian in Wellawatte tests COVID-19 positive

2020-10-29 at 09:16

A Police Constable attached to the checkpoint at the Peliyagoda Fish Market and a Police Special Task Force officer of the Kelaniya camp who was in quarantine have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Police said a driver of a hotel in Mount Lavinia had also tested positive for COVID-19.

Meanwhile an Indian national residing down Collingwood Place, Wellawatte, has also been identified as a COVID-19 patient.

He has been directed to the Kandakadu Treatment Centre.

Furthermore Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said measures have been taken to conduct PCR tests on two individuals who had passed away prior to being admitted to the Colombo National Hospital last night.