Some students test COVID-19 positive – Stalin

By Shiran Ranasinghe | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 22 2021
News Some students test COVID-19 positive – Stalin

By Shiran Ranasinghe

Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers’ Union (CTU) Joseph Stalin said, some students from areas such as Galle-Imaduwa, Anuradhapura and Hatton had tested positive to COVID-19.

He further said, four Additional Secretaries of the State Ministry of Education who had maintained close contacts with COVID-19 stricken State Minister, Piyal Nishantha had been subjected to self-quarantine.

He said prior to re-opening schools in the Western Province, the Ministry should put in place the necessary health guidelines to prevent students and teachers from falling victim to the virus.


By Shiran Ranasinghe | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 22 2021

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