Daughter of COVID-19 apparel worker also tests positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus PCR test

The 16-year-old daughter of the apparel worker from Divulapitiya, Minuwangoda, has also tested positive for COVID-19, said Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.

Six members of the family of the infected woman was placed under quarantine at the Habaraduwa Quarantine Center and were subjected to PCR testing early this morning (04).

The results of the PCR tests indicate that the 16-year-old daughter of the woman has also contracted the novel coronavirus.

Accordingly, she is to be transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) in Angoda.