17 suspected coronavirus patients in 4 hospitals

17 suspected coronavirus patients in 4 hospitals

17 suspected coronavirus patients in 4 hospitals

Written by Staff Writer

05 Feb, 2020 | 12:58 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – The Ministry of Health stated that 17 individuals suspected of contracting the Coronavirus are currently receiving treatment.

Deputy Director-General of Public Health at the Ministry of Health Dr. Paba Palihawadana said that 8 patients are receiving treatment at the Kandy Teaching Hospital. She added that two patients are receiving treatment at the Karapitiya Hospital, two at the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital and two more at the IDH.

Dr. Paba Palihawadana, said that none of these patients are confirmed to have contracted the Coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health stated that special security provisions are been carried out at the port and airports to screen for people infected with the coronavirus.

 

17 suspected coronavirus patients in 4 hospitals

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