Apr 02, 2020

Covid-19 patients increase to 148 ; Section of Maradana closed down

The total number of Covid-19 patients in Sri Lanka has increased to 148 as at 11.04am today (April 04) after two more patients were tested positive.

Meanwhile, a section of Maradana has been closed as a precautionary measure, officials said.

Aroos Mawatha has been closed after the third coronavirus death has been reported in Sri Lanka, that of a 73 year-old patient, a resident of Maradana.

Several people living in the area have been instructed to be quarantined as a precautionary measure.

No one will be allowed to enter or leave the area during the quarantine period.

(Excerpts : colombogazette.com)