Sep 01, 2021

28 persons at a funeral test positive for Covid-19

The Vavuniya PHI office says that nearly all persons who had attended a funeral in Olumadu, have been discovered as Covid-19 patients.
The funeral was held on August 24 and 28 out of the 30 persons who attended the funeral were found to be Covid-19 positive.
Two persons at the funeral had been admitted to the Puliyankulam hospital over a sudden bout of fever and were discovered to be Covid-19 patients after a PCR test.
Accordingly, Rapid Antigen Tests were conducted on 30 persons who had attended the funeral and 26 of them were found to be positive.