State Minister Arundika Fernando has tested positive for COVID-19.
After he was confirmed to have contracted the virus he has been directed for medical care.
Minister Arundika Fernando is the seventh Member of Parliament to test positive for COVID-19. MP Wasantha Yapabandara confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
Starting with State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, MP Rauff Hakeem, State Minister Piyal Nishantha, Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi, and MP Wasantha Yapabandara had also tested positive for COVID-19.