9,619 PCR tests conducted yesterday

YD | Published: 10:42 AM Oct 27 2020
Local 9,619 PCR tests conducted yesterday

A total of 9,619 PCR tests have been carried out yesterday (26), increasing the total number of PCR tests conducted in Sri Lanka to 460,455, according to the latest statistics issued by the Health Promotion Bureau. 

Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva stressed the urgent need to re-visit all strategic operational mechanisms at all levels in the wake of emergence of new clusters, and suggested that PCR tests be expedited and further decentralised, thereby reducing the time spent for such tests.

The Army Commander made these remarks yesterday (27), at the taskforce meeting of the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak. 

YD | Published: 10:42 AM Oct 27 2020

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