A Sub-Inspector attached to the Peradeniya Police has tested positive for Covid 19. Five other officers identified as his close contacts have been quarantined.
According to reports the officer had admitted himself to the Peradeniya Hospital on Saturday (14) after suffering from a fever. He later tested positive for Covid 19.
SSP of the Kandy Division, Sudath Masinghe said other close contacts including those in shops visited by the officer have also been quarantined.