Aug 21, 2021

99 Karapitiya hospital staff down with Covid -19

99 members of hospital staff had contracted Covid-19 from 1 -19 August, during the critical status declared at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle, stated the hospital’s Disease Control Unit.

Among them are 8 doctors, 40 nurses, 38 junior staff, 6 supplementary medicine staff, a physiotherapist, 2 OICs, 2 clerks, and a janitor. 

24 new Covid-19 patients were identified from the hospital in the past 24 hours, Divaina reports, quoting hospital sources.