By Vyshnavy Velrajh
The coronavirus in Sri Lanka has now been contained to quarantine centers around the country, officials told the Colombo Gazette.
Military Spokesman Brigadier Chandana Wickremesinghe said it is now safe to say that the spreading of the virus has been removed from within the community and contained to quarantine centres.
Most persons testing positive to COVID- 19 are now reported from various quarantine centres in the country, he said.
Brigadier Wickremesinghe pointed out that 12 patients tested positive to the virus from the Myliddy quarantine center in Jaffna yesterday.
This was the highest number of COVID-19 patients reported within a day in Sri Lanka, he said.
The Military Spokesman said PCR testing is being carried out on persons placed at quarantine centres, helping in the detection of positive patients and tracing of people having come into direct contact. (Colombo Gazette)