CHEC project workers exposed to COVID-19, says Port City Colombo

CHEC project workers exposed to COVID-19, says Port City Colombo

CHEC project workers exposed to COVID-19, says Port City Colombo

Written by Zulfick Farzan

11 Nov, 2020 | 6:48 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  Port City Colombo in a statement on Wednesday (11) said two local workers and four Chinese employed at another CHEC project in Kotahena, Colombo 13 who were temporarily residing at one of the accommodation facilities at the Port City Colombo construction site tested positive for COVID-19.

This accommodation facility was only used by the workers employed for that project and not employed or engaged in any interaction with Port City Colombo site or its employees, it added.

Following the confirmation of the cases, the above-mentioned accommodation was put under lockdown, and movement in and out of the site was restricted.

The site accommodations and other areas were also disinfected according to stipulated guidelines.

Since Port City Colombo resumed day to day operations, all Port City staffs have gone through PCR tests prior to working in the project and conduct random PCR tests continuously, and no cases have been reported thus far.

The statement said Port City takes all measures to contain the spread of the virus and will provide utmost and continued cooperation to ensure public safety.

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