Hirdaramani worker tests positive for COVID-19 Employees self-isolating to prevent spread
Hirdaramani Industries yesterday said that, during routine PCR testing at their facilities, an associate at their Kahatheduwa facility had tested positive for COVID-19 on 17 October 2020. They added that since the start of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, their dedicated factory teams had been conducting PCR testing across all facilities.
Issuing a Media communiqué Hirdaramani Industries said, “The associate is currently asymptomatic, in stable condition and following the required MOH procedures for quarantine and treatment.
“As a precautionary measure we are currently disinfecting the entire plant and have requested all employees working in the facility, and those in the Group who have come into contact with the individual, to self-isolate while we conduct further PCR tests. We are currently working with the relevant authorities to contact trace, arrange additional tests as required and determine the next steps.
Hirdaramani prioritises the health and safety of all associates and will provide maximum support to all those affected by the current situation, while ensuring that any impact on other employees and communities is minimised and contained.”