More hospitals to be allocated to treat COVID-19 cases

More hospitals to be allocated to treat COVID-19 cases

More hospitals to be allocated to treat COVID-19 cases

Written by Zulfick Farzan

20 Oct, 2020 | 4:02 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Health authorities said 2,487 hospital beds were put in place to facilitate COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka.

Dr. Hemantha Herath, Acting Deputy Director-General of Health Services told News 1st on Tuesday (20), several more hospitals will be added to the national network to cater to COVID-19 cases.

He further said the laboratory tests are never 100% accurate adding the viral load in recovered patients is very low when PCR tests are conducted for the second and third time.

He said a person tests negative for the PCR tests when the viral load is not detected.

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