Peliyagoda Fish Market temporarily closed
The Peliyagoda Fish Market has been closed after 49 persons working at the Market tested positive for COVID-19 today (21).
The health authorities had conducted random PCR tests on 100 persons at the Market on 19 October.
The Kelaniya Public Health Inspector said that the 49 COVID-19 infected persons were residents of various parts of the country and that investigations are underway to find out how they contracted the virus.
More PCR tests will be conducted on Peliyagoda Fish Market workers today (21).