Secretary to the Treasury Mr S.R. Attygalle has also been confirmed to be infected with Covid.19 sources said. Following mild symptoms, he was subjected to a Covid test and has been confirmed with positive. According to sources, Mr Atygalle is currently under medical observation.
Mr. Attygalle has been involved in the official duties of the Ministry of Finance until last Thursday and he also met the Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa last Thursday (05).
In addition, several other diplomats have met the Secretary to the Treasury during this period. Sources say that due to this the Minister of Finance will also have to be quarantined.