Risk of Delta Plus variant entering Sri Lanka

Tharaka Samman (DM) | Published: 2:40 PM Oct 22 2021
Local Risk of Delta Plus variant entering Sri Lanka

It is possible for the Delta Plus variant of coronavirus to enter the country through immigrants, Deputy Director General of Health Services, Dr. Hemantha Herath says.

Speaking at a media briefing today (22), he pointed out that although this variant could be delayed from entering the country through the measures taken so far, the possibility of entry cannot be ruled out entirely.

He emphasized that the spread of the virus in the country depends on the health practices of the people.

Dr. Hemantha Herath shared that they are currently studying reports of the Delta Plus variant and it is too early to determine its nature.

Tharaka Samman (DM) | Published: 2:40 PM Oct 22 2021

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