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57 at Kandakadu Rehab Centre tested positive for COVID-19

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COVID-19 case count in Sri Lanka reaches 166

Fifty-six persons from the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre and a female counselor employed at the center have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

Prior to being transferred to the Welikada Prison, the recently COVID-19 infected inmate had been detained at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre for 03 months.

Accordingly, 450 inmates and staff at the Rehabilitation Center had been subjected to PCR tests.

In addition, a counsellor at the Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre – Kandakadu tested positive for COVID-19 and she was located from Marawila on Thursday (09) morning.

The Government Information Department said PCR tests are being carried out and quarantine measures are in place.

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