Written by Azra Assan
24 Nov, 2020 | 10:38 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): With the identification of a 4-year-old child who contracted COVID-19, four families in the Uthupitiya village in the Ganevalpola area have been placed in quarantine.
Our correspondent said the Bamunugama Muslim College, situated in close proximity to the residence of the child has also been closed.
The child was identified to have contracted COVID-19 following a PCR test conducted when the child was admitted to the Colombo National hospital for surgery.
Meanwhile, travel restrictions were imposed to the Thelembugahawattha village in Akurana since this morning, after 39 COVID-19 patients were discovered in the area.
Travel restrictions were also imposed to the M.T. area of Mahiayawa in Kandy, after the identification of 4 COVID-19 patients in the area.
People entering the estates from the Halboda area on the Nuwara Eliya – Kandy Main road were subjected to PCR tests under a combined effort launched by the Kotmale MOH officers and the Pussellawa Police.
Meanwhile, the main office of the Department of Motor Traffic in Narahenpita was reopened today for public services.
Accordingly, a large number of people arrived at the office but were inconvenienced by the lack of services.
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