26 out of 121 tests infected with corona in Nawalapitiya

Lalith Koliyam, Administrative Public Health
Inspector, Pasbage Korale Medical Officer of Health said that 121 close associates who had been placed under quarantine at the Jayatilake Stadium in Nawalapitiya had been subjected to rapid antigen testing and 26 new patients had been identified.

He said that the 26 infected were residents of Nawalapitiya, Warakawa, Rambukpitiya, Wewegama, Westwall and Soysakelle areas and that the 26 new infected had been referred to quarantine treatment centers.

The administrative public health inspector said that a 4-year-old child and a monk were among the infected.