Youngest child to contract COVID-19 found
By Kusum S. Hennadi - Kelaniya
The youngest child to become a victim of COVID-19 was reported Saturday (24) from the Ragama Hospital.
The baby girl had been admitted to the Ragama Teaching Hospital because she was suffering from fever.
On medical recommendations, the 6-month-old had been subject to a PCR test, which confirmed she was COVID-19 positive. Based on the recommendations of the Ministry of Health, the infant was sent to the Mulleriyawa Hospital for further treatment.
The Community Health Division of the Ragama Hospital said the infant’s grandfather was linked to the Peliyagoda Fish Market Cluster and he had tested positive.