COVID numbers rising, official urge to get booster

COVID numbers rising, official urge to get booster

COVID numbers rising, official urge to get booster

Written by Staff Writer

01 Feb, 2022 | 9:37 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); According to data reports from the past 24 hours, COVID-19 continues to show a spread in the country.

According to a statement issued by the Government Information Department another 1082 new COVID-19 infections and 21 deaths were reported on Monday(31).

The Colombo Medical Research Institute said that a large number of COVID-19 infections are being reported following laboratory tests.

Furthermore, the booster jab should be obtained to control this situation, Specialist in Viral Diseases Dr. Nadeeka Janage said.

Moreover, he stated that not all current fevers are COVID-19.

The Health Sector advises the public to seek medical advice immediately in case of symptoms.

It’s important to pay attention to health guidelines when traveling during the upcoming long weekend, Deputy Director-General of Public Health Services, Dr. Hemantha Herath said.

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