A person who is being treated at the Jaffna – Pungudutivu has tested positive for Covid-19 and is being transferred to the IDH, Army Commander, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva says.
The patient is an employee of the Brandix factory in Minuwangoda.
Earlier in the evening, three employees from the factory – two from Kurunegala and one from Monaragala, were transferred to IDH after being tested positive.
Two more female workers from Brandix apparel factory in Minuwangoda have been tested positive for Covid-19 at the Kurunegala Hospital.
In addition, the Ministry of Health notes that another employee from the factory has been tested positive for Covid-19 at Monaragala hospital and being transferred to IDH.