Opposition Leader and wife test positive for COVID-19, treated in hospital

Opposition Leader and wife test positive for COVID-19, treated in hospital

Opposition Leader and wife test positive for COVID-19, treated in hospital

Written by Zulfick Farzan

23 May, 2021 | 1:30 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lankan Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a series of tweets, the Opposition Leader said “Yesterday, my wife was admitted to hospital with symptoms of Covid-19. She subsequently tested positive having done a PCR. Following Health Guidelines, I did a PCR as well and was informed a short while ago that I too, have tested positive.”

He further tweeted, “While my wife is being treated for her symptoms, I remain asymptomatic. We are both currently being treated at hospital.”

“Leading the opposition’s role in ensuring the safety of the people during these extremely difficult times, remains my priority, and I will continue to do my part in this united effort,” Premadasa further tweeted.

He urged the public to remain safe, and follow all Health Guidelines & Strictures as we fight this wave together, as a nation.

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