SL detects first case of COVID Omicron variant

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:56 AM Dec 3 2021
Local SL detects first case of COVID Omicron variant

The first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant was detected in Sri Lanka today (03).

A Sri Lankan national who arrived from South Africa on 23 November tested positive for the new Omicron variant, Deputy Director General of Health Services, Dr. Hemantha Herath confirmed.

He assured that all required measures are being taken by the health authorities to deal with this deadlier Covid-19 variant.

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:56 AM Dec 3 2021

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