Opposition Leader tests positive for COVID-19
Opposition Leader and the Leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Opposition Leader informed in a tweet that both he and his wife tested positive for COVID-19, and he remains asymptomatic.
Moreover, the General Secretary of the party, MP Ranjith Maddumabandara said that he is under self-quarantine after the Opposition Leder tested positive for COVID-19. Several MPs including himself will undergo COVID-19 tests as well, he added.
"Yesterday, my wife was admitted to hospital with symptoms of Covid-19. She subsequently tested positive having done a PCR.
Following Health Guidelines, I did a PCR as well and was informed a short while ago that I too, have tested positive.
While my wife is being treated for her symptoms, I remain asymptomatic.
We are both currently being treated at hospital.
Leading the opposition's role in ensuring the safety of the people during these extremely difficult times, remains my priority, and I will continue to do my part in this united effort.
I urge the public to remain safe, and follow all Health Guidelines & Strictures as we fight this wave together, as a nation.
We can beat this.