No other drivers, staff have tested positive for COVID-19 - ITGA | Daily News


No other drivers, staff have tested positive for COVID-19 - ITGA

The Italy Tour Guides Association (ITGA) said that no other drivers or any supporting staff members have tested positive of the COVID-19 other than the Shofar guide that was identified as having the virus last morning.

ITGA Secretary Dhananjaya Samaranayake said that the guide living in Colombo after developing common symptoms of the virus has entered the IDH hospital on his own initiative.

“We believe that this Shofar Driver has contracted the virus after taking an Italian family who were on a seven day tour of Sri Lanka.”

He said that the hotels where the Italian tourists stayed has been identified and precautionary measures are now been taken with the assistance of the health authorities in the respective areas.

The whereabouts of the Italian tourists who left Sri Lanka are also been traced by the Sri Lanka health authorities while the family of the Driver is also in isolation at the time of this copy going to press. (SS)


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