Jan 10, 2021

4 MPs directed to self-isolate Featured

Four Parliamentarians have been identified as close contacts of MP Rauff Hakeem who was identified as a COVID-19 patient.

Serjeant-at-arms Narendra Fernando said the four MPs were identified via CCTV footage of Parliament.

Accordingly the MPs have been directed to self-isolate and will be directed to undergo PCR tests in future.

MP Rauff Hakeem was confirmed as a COVID-19 infected individual this morning.

He was confirmed to have attended the Parliament session last Tuesday.

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