Special plan to counter COVID-19 spread in prisons

Special plan to counter COVID-19 spread in prisons

Special plan to counter COVID-19 spread in prisons

Written by Staff Writer

04 Dec, 2020 | 11:47 am

COLOMBO (News1st): A special plan is being implemented to counter to the spread of COVID-19 in prisons, health officials said Friday.

The plan would involve identifying infected cases, providing treatment, and establishing quarantine facilities, Dr Hemantha Herath, the deputy director-general of public health services said.

“Our plan will also involve remand prisoners who are released on bail,” he noted.

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