Health DG denies rumours on COVID19 patients in Colombo and outskirts

Rumours circulating that positive COVID19 patients have been found from Nugegoda and some other parts of Colombo and Avisawella are false, Health Services Director General Anil Jasinghe confirmed.

The Health Services Director General added that no cases were found in Colombo or outskirts.

The Police have warned strict action against those spreading rumours about the COVID19 outbreak in the country.

The Army Commander told the media yesterday that every possible measure had been taken to prevent a community transmission of COVID19 in the country.

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