JAILED DIG DIAGNOSED AS CV-19 POSITIVE

JAILED DIG DIAGNOSED AS CV-19 POSITIVE

JAILED DIG DIAGNOSED AS CV-19 POSITIVE

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

12 Dec, 2020 | 12:23 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena, who is on death row tested positive for COVID-19, the Department of Prisons said on Saturday (Dec. 12).

He has been admitted to the prison hospital, Chandana Ekanayake, Commissioner (Administration) at the Department of Prisons said.

As of Saturday (Dec. 12), 2780 inmates have contracted COVID-19.

According to Prisons Commissioner (Admin.) Ekanayake, 98 prison officials have also contracted COVID-19.

In total 890 inmates and 46 prison officials have recovered.

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