Avoid gatherings as COVID could spread again, warn Health Officials

Avoid gatherings as COVID could spread again, warn Health Officials

Avoid gatherings as COVID could spread again, warn Health Officials

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

22 Oct, 2021 | 11:46 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ministry of Health says there is a risk of resurgence in the spread of the COVID-19 virus once again.

Director of the Health Promotion Bureau, Specialist Dr. Ranjith Batuwanthudawa said there is a high tendency for new strains of the virus to enter the country, that could further intensify the spread of COVID-19.

He noted that the health authorities across the world are now focusing on the DELTA-PLUS variant.

Dr. Batuwanthudawa emphasized the importance of avoiding public gatherings and non-essential travel, in containing the spread of the virus.

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