Several people connected to education sector died of COVID-19; CTU

Several people connected to education sector died of COVID-19; CTU

Several people connected to education sector died of COVID-19; CTU

Written by Zulfick Farzan

17 May, 2021 | 7:09 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); More than 04 people connected to the education sector have died of COVID-19, it was revealed at a press conference on Monday (17).

Ceylon Teachers Union (CTU) General Secretary Joseph Stalin called on the government to provide the vaccine to teachers and principals before deciding to re-open schools in the country.

A COVID-19 infected school teacher addressing the press conference remotely said she was transferred to several places after testing positive and had to pay Rs. 10,000 to hail a private taxi to relocate for treatment as she was denied transport in an ambulance.

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