‘PHIs not informed of Russian COVID-19 patient’

2020-09-24 at 19:50

The Public Health Inspector’s Union of Sri Lanka says PHIs of Polhena, Matara were not notified about the Russian national or his whereabouts until he was diagnosed with COVID-19.

Chairman Upul Rohana noted that the said individual without complying with airport regulations had travelled to several locations.

Therefore, Rohana noted that after obtaining details about the areas where the Russian national had visited before his diagnosis, officials will take measures to direct relevant persons to quarantine.

Speaking to NewsRadio, Chairman of the PHI’s Union Upul Rohana said it is concerning that authorities were not informed of the relevant individual until he tested positive.