Quarantined persons should stay away from vaccination centres : HPB

Amani Nilar | Published: 3:20 PM May 17 2021
Local Quarantined persons should stay away from vaccination centres : HPB

Those who are quarantined at home should not visit COVID-19 vaccination centres, health authorities warned today.

Director of the Health Promotion Bureau, Dr. Dinesh Koggalage addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today (17) said that there is a risk of new COVID-19 clusters emerging in the vicinity of large gatherings near vaccination centres.

Meanwhile, Deputy Director General of Health Services (Public Health), Dr. Hemantha Herath added that COVID-19 infections should be kept to a minimum, and vaccination centres can trigger unexpected COVID-19 clusters.

Amani Nilar | Published: 3:20 PM May 17 2021

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