Five Colombo Dockyard employees test positive for COVID-19

Priyasha Hettihewa | Published: 2:45 PM Oct 18 2020
Local Five Colombo Dockyard employees test positive for COVID-19

Five employees of the Colombo Dockyard have tested positive for COVID-19.

One of these COVID-19 infected persons has travelled in a Colombo-Matugama bus recently, and later five employees including him tested positive for the virus, Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said.

A nurse working at the Colombo National Hospital who also travelled in the said bus later tested positive for COVID-19. The driver and the conductor of the bus also tested positive for COVID-19.

The Army Commander further said that steps are being taken to identify and quarantine those who have associated with the COVID-19 infected Dockyard employees.

Priyasha Hettihewa | Published: 2:45 PM Oct 18 2020

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