Jan 25, 2021

6th MP contracts Covid-19

Kandy District SLPP MP Wasantha Yapa Bandara has tested positive for Covid-19, his media secretary states.

He has been directed to a Covid-19 treatment facility and steps are being taken to identify his close associates.

Mr. Yapa is the 6th member of Parliament to contract Covid-19.

Earlier, Dayasiri Jayasekera, Vasudewa Nanayakkara, Rauff Hakeem, Piyal Nishantha and Pavithra Wanniarachchi were infected.

NIE DG also contracts Covid-19

Meanwhile, it is said that the Director General of the National Institute of Education (NIE) - Dr. Sunil Jayantha Navaratne too, has contracted Covid-19.