Oct 11, 2020

Arpico clarifies employee had tested negative for Covid-19 Featured

Although the wife of an employee at the Richard Peiris (Arpico) distribution center in Mattegoda has been confirmed to be infected with Covid-19, the company clarifies that the employee had not contracted the virus.

Speaking, Head of Marketing and Business Development at Arpico - Ms. Shalani Navaratne said that the employee in question is a pharmacist and upon immediate confirmation that his wife had contracted Covid-19, he had done a PCR test which had resulted as negative.

She added that PHIs had immediately arrived at the Mattegoda centre to conduct investigations.