A COVID-19 positive patient escaped from the Kosgama hospital today, the Police said.
The patient had been admitted to the Kosgama hospital early this morning but escaped a few hours later.
The patient has been identified as a 26-year-old person from Sedawaththa, Wellampitiya.
A search operation was launched to locate the patient.
He was later found in the Borella area and was taken back to hospital. (Colombo Gazette)