Health Minister under medical care for Covid-19
January 23, 2021 05:44 pm
Covid-19 positive Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi is currently receiving treatment at an intermediate hotel quarantine centre in Hikkaduwa, the minister’s media secretary said.
Minister Wanniarachchi was tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday (January 22) in a rapid antigen test.
She is the fifth Member of Parliament to contract the virus after State Ministers Dayasiri Jayasekara and Piyal Nishantha, MP Rauff Hakeem and Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara.