Five members from the same family in the Puttalam District are reported to have tested positive for Covid- 19.
The Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi said a 4 month old infant is among the infected patients, who are residents of Nattandiya, Chilaw.
Minister Wanniarachchi said the family had been detained and placed under quarantine yesterday.
They had all tested positive for Covid-19 during tests conducted today, she added. (Colombo Gazette)