Minister Bandula Gunawardena tests positive for COVID-19

Bandula Gunawardena

Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena has tested positive for COVID-19.

Posting on his official Facebook account, the Minister confirmed he tested positive.

The Minister noted a Rapid Antigen Test was conducted yesterday, and returned a positive result after a few members of his staff tested positive for the coronavirus.

He is the ninth parliamentarian to contract the virus within the month of August.