Shopping complex in Negombo closed after couple tests positive for COVID-19

AN | Published: 5:18 PM Oct 19 2020
Local Shopping complex in Negombo closed after couple tests positive for COVID-19

The owner of a clothing store in Negombo and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19.

This was stated by the Negombo PHI, who further stated that the couple has attended the wedding of their son on 3 October, which was held in Divulapitiya.

He said that it is suspected that the two persons may have contracted COVID-19 at the wedding.

Steps have been taken to close the shopping complex belonging to the Negombo Municipal Council and the nearby fair after PCR test results revealed that they have been infected.

Health authorities have taken steps to obtain PCR samples from nearly 150 of their associates and about 60 families have been placed under quarantine.

By Priyasha Hettihewa

AN | Published: 5:18 PM Oct 19 2020

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