Police Spokesman, Senior DIG Ajith Rohana said that three individuals from a group living in a hostel on Leslie Ranagala Mawatha in Borella had tested positive for COVID-19.
The infected patients are reported to have visited the six shops in Borella over the past few days.
As a result, health authorities have instructed the six shops to be temporarily closed as a precautionary measure.
Ajith Rohana added that the health authorities have also instructed people living in and around the area in which the patients were detected to self-isolate. (Colombo Gazette)