United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe requested the Minister to update Parliament once a week.
He said that various Ministers make various statements on Covid so it will be appropriate if the Health Minister or Prime Minister makes a weekly statement.
Wanniarachchi agreed that it would be appropriate for her to make a weekly statement.
As a result, she agreed to brief Parliament every Tuesday during the weeks that Parliament meets.
She said that instead of a question and answer session, she will make a comprehensive statement to statement weekly. (Colombo Gazette)