(VIDEO) Surge in COVID-19 cases expected in coming weeks

(VIDEO) Surge in COVID-19 cases expected in coming weeks

Written by Staff Writer

23 Apr, 2021 | 2:04 pm

Colombo (News 1st); A COVID-19 cluster was detected at three apparel factories in the Kurunegala District which resulted in a surge of COVID-19 cases in the country, said Dr. Sudath Samaraweera, the Chief Epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health on Friday (23).

“There will be a rise in COVID-19 cases in the country as the general public has failed to follow the necessary health precautions during the April festive season,” he said.

It is important to follow the health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, he said adding the public must refrain from organizing or attending any gathering.

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