Richard Pieris Distributors Ltd refutes misleading media reports about a COVID-19 infected employee

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:46 PM Oct 16 2020
Local Richard Pieris Distributors Ltd refutes misleading media reports about a COVID-19 infected employee

Richard Pieris Distributors Limited in a statement refuted certain media reports and social media posts about a COVID-19 infected employee. The Company said that PCR test results have proved that the employee has not contracted COVID-19.

Below is the full statement:

“It has been reported in electronic and social media recently about an employee of Richard Pieris Distributors Limited who is a close associate of a COVID-19 positive person. As per PCR screening results received on 11th October 2020, above employee is COVID-19 negative.

Richard Pieris Distributors Ltd, which is a subsidiary of Richard Pieris & Company PLC, refutes false and exaggerated contents of a news website and certain social media posts which were of malice content and requests our valued customers and the general public not to be deceived by such misleading information.

It should be stated that the Company has stringent internal procedures to combat the spread of this virus in line with the guidelines issued by the Health Authorities

We are always committed to taking every measure to protect our customers, staff and visitors.”

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:46 PM Oct 16 2020

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