Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi
10 Oct, 2020 | 1:14 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): A medical services assistant at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH) in Colombo, has tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed Dr. G. Wijesuriya, the Director at LRH on Saturday (Oct. 10).
“The COVID-19 patient was securely transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Angoda,” Dr. Wijesuriya told News 1st.
According to Dr. Wijesuriya, PCR tests are being conducted and quarantine measures are also underway with regard to the other staff members of the respective ward, where the patient was detected.
“A process is underway to ensure the safety of the patients at the particular ward, as well,” Dr. Wijesuriya further noted.
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