The infected staff includes a doctor, two nurses, an official of the accounts section and three minor staff, hospital sources say.
Accordingly, ward No. 10 of the hospital is being disinfected.
Earlier last week, Dhammika Bandara, the creator of the ‘Anti-Covid19 syrup or cure’ claimed his product was tested at the Wathupitiwala District Base Hospital and Covid-19 patients were fully cured.
Meanwhile, Director of Health of the Wathupitiwala Covid Centre, Chula Bandara is said to be facing issues after testing out the product without holding clinical trials first.