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.