Thirteen Districts Impacted By COVID-19

With the eruption of the Minuwangoda Brandix COVID 19 cluster that has already extended into 13 districts, there’s a heightened chance of the virus circulating into the remaining districts as well, Chief Epidemiologist Dr Sudath Samaraweera said.

He said COVID 19 patients had been reported from Kurunegala, Puttalam, Kegalle, Kandy, Galle, Hambantota, Jaffna, Vavuniya, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Badulla, Mongaragala and especially Gampaha.

He said following the detection of the 49 COVID 19 patients including fish vendors from the Peliyagoda Fish Market, there’s another chance of spreading the virus around the country via fish sellers.

Dr Samaraweera said the fish harvest obtained at the Peliyagoda Fish Market had circulated the country and that there might be individuals who contracted the virus from fish sellers and transporting fish across the country.

Thus, Dr Samaraweera asked the sellers who got the fish from the Peliyagoda Fish Market to be warned about the symptoms.

The Epidemiology Unit has taken measures to perform PCR tests in all districts to trace contacts of COVID 19 patients and more than 425,000 PCR tests had been done in the country and samples had been collected to conduct more than 8,000 PCR tests.

Allegedly it’s already spread to Colombo and they should be telling people the truth so that they can take precautions so that they can be safe, and whatever is unfolding there, they’re supposedly being lied to and they’re being destroyed as a nation, although the blame game won’t help, they need to face this as a nation to overcome this, and what steps will be taken to contain it – I suppose the ball will be tossed into the coats of the public.

Published by Angela Lloyd

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