Health Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Health Minister tests positive for Covid-19

January 23, 2021   12:14 pm

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Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi has contracted the Covid-19 virus, Ada Derana learns.

A rapid antigen test had initially confirmed that Minister Wanniarachchi is positive for novel coronavirus.

She was subsequently referred to a PCR test. Reports revealed that the minister is home-quarantining until test results are received.

Minister Wanniarachchi became the fifth Member of Parliament to test positive for Covid-19 after State Ministers Dayasiri Jayasekara and Piyal Nishantha, MP Rauff Hakeem and Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara.

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