Two coronavirus patients escape from IDH hospital

Two coronavirus patients escaped from the Infectious Disease Hospital (Angoda Fever Hospital), the military said today.

The National Operations Centre for the Prevention of the COVID-19 (NOCPC) said that a woman and her son had escaped from the hospital.

According to NOCPC, the woman and her son had escaped while receiving treatment for the coronavirus last night (Thursday).

A search operation was launched to locate the two coronavirus patients who are residents of Eheliyagoda.

The Police had later found the son at a house in Eheliyagoda. (Colombo Gazette)