Sep 06, 2020

Covid-19 risk prevails - MRI Featured

Although no community cases have been reported so far, the risk of the Covid-19 epidemic has not decreased, the Medical Research Institute in Borella notes.

Chief virologist - Dr. Jude Jayamaha has urged public to follow health guidelines.

He added that PCR tests are being carried out continuously on random community samples.

Meanwhile, 06 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the country yesterday raising the total number of confirmed cases to 3,121.

The Department of Government Information said three arrivals from India, and an arrival each from Bahrain and Qatar tested positive yesterday.

Meanwhile, an inmate of the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre who was undergoing quarantine tested positive for Covid-19 as well.

11 persons recovered from the virus and were discharged from hospitals raising recoveries to 2,918.