COVID-19: Update Health Hot Stories Local 57 at Kandakadu Rehab Centre tested positive for COVID-19 By admin Posted on 4 weeks ago 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr 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.