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Kelaniya University on alert for Covid cases

Student tests positive, 11 on self quarantine

A Kelaniya University student has tested positive for Covid-19 virus, it was reported yesterday. She is the daughter of a Minuwangoda Brandix factory employee. Her father had earlier tested positive for the virus while her mother and younger sister had tested negative so far. She is a resident of Minuwangoda area and has been studying in the Sociology Faculty’s Statistics Department, University’s senior lecturer and spokesman Wijayananda Rupasinghe told the Daily News.

The said student had visited the university’s hostel on September 30 for the last time. Accordingly, 11 individuals including two of her friends and hostel staffers are currently undergoing self-quarantine and the results of their PCR tests were yet to be received as of yesterday. Rupasinghe said a final decision on the re-opening of the University for academic activities has not been made so far and such decision will be taken after considering the development of the current pandemic situation in the country. No students will be allowed within the university premises under this situation and also no students are stranded in the hostels due to the curfew imposed in the Gampaha District, he further added.


Kelaniya Uni. student tests COVID-19 positive (11:16)

A student of the Faculty of Sociology of the University of Kelaniya has been tested positive for COVID-19. Student is a resident of Minuwangoda and reportedly her father is an employee at the Minuwangoda apparel factory, said the Media Director of the University of Kelaniya.