It is reported that after it was confirmed that the 16-year-old daughter of a woman infected with Covid 19 in Divulapitiya was infected as well, preliminary discussions are now being held on how to quarantine a group of children at the Divulapitiya Gnanawasa Vidyalaya and her class teacher where she was studying.
According to school sources, the girl, who is appearing for the GCE Ordinary Level examination this time, had come to the school last Wednesday with fever symptoms.
The husband of the Covid infected woman is a three-wheeler driver.It is reported that he has transported a large number of children to the Divulapitiya Divisional Secretariat for the Children’s Day celebrations this year.
The family has four children. Two children are employed, one is a mason and the other is a child motorcycle service worker in Horagasmulla.
The youngest child is studying in grade 7 at Galkanda Seelavimala Junior College. The principal of the college said that he had not been to school since the school was closed on March 11 due to the Covid epidemic due to a leg injury.
All of them are currently under quarantine. Apart from the mother and her 16-year-old daughter, no one in the family has been diagnosed with the Covid virus.