Seven infants, three mothers at Lady Ridgeway Hospital test positive for COVID-19

Amani Nilar and Dilanthi Jayamanne | Published: 4:59 PM Oct 26 2020
Local Seven infants, three mothers at Lady Ridgeway Hospital test positive for COVID-19

Seven infants and three mothers at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children have tested positive for COVID-19.

PCR tests conducted on them had confirmed their COVID-19 status.

The Hospital Director said that they have been identified as contacts of COVID-19 patients reported from the Peliyagoda FIish Market cluster. 

They have been transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital for further treatment.  

Earlier, two infants and a father from the Hospital also tested positive for COVID-19.

Amani Nilar and Dilanthi Jayamanne | Published: 4:59 PM Oct 26 2020

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