No Covid-19 case reported from society after April 30 - Health DDG | Daily News


No Covid-19 case reported from society after April 30 - Health DDG

Sri Lanka has passed over three incubation periods of COVID-19 without reporting a single patient from open society since the last patient was reported on April 30, Public Health Deputy Director General Dr. Pabha Palihawadana said.

She said state and private institutions are functioning up to around 75 percent now and gradually reaching full capacity.”

Some factories are strictly following all health regulations issued by the Government and even monitor their staff over CCTV.

The management announces over internal loudspeakers as soon as a violation is visible. We highly commend these practices,” she told the media yesterday.

Dr. Palihawadana pointed out that all people and all institutions need to strictly follow all health guidelines issued to prevent another possible COVID-19 outbreak.

The virus is entering Sri Lanka regularly through people who arrive from other countries in the world. Religious institutions can use loudspeakers to deliver health messages. Parents should not send their children to tuition classes that do not follow health guidelines.

“The minimum distance of one meter should be maintained among people all the time and they should wash hands with soap often. Hand sanitisers should be used when soap and water is not available.

Masks should be worn whenever associating with others who are not family members”, she added.

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