The hunt is continuing for a coronavirus patient who escaped from the Ragama hospital.
The Police has sought public assistance to locate the patient who escaped from the Ragama hospital last night.
The Police identified the patient as 62-year-old Sarath Kumara, a resident of Kandy Road, Peliyagoda.
Public with knowledge on the whereabouts of the patient have been requested to inform their nearest Police Station.
The Police added that legal action will be taken under the Quarantine Act against those found to be aiding or concealing the patient. (Colombo Gazette)