Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa has tested positive for COVID-19.
Taking to Twitter the Opposition Leader said his wife was admitted to hospital yesterday with symptoms of COVID-19, and she subsequently tested positive having done a PCR test.
MP Premadasa added following health guidelines, he underwent a PCR test as well and was informed this afternoon that he too, has tested positive.
He said leading the opposition’s role in ensuring the safety of the people during these extremely difficult times, remains his priority, and will continue to do his part in this united effort.
The Opposition Leader urged the public to remain safe, and follow all health guidelines as we fight this wave together, as a nation.