Rapid Antigen Tests : 49 COVID 19 patients identified

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –8000 Rapid Antigen Tests were conducted since 18 December on people leaving western province and 49 of them identified infected with coronavirus, police spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

Tests are being carried out randomly at 11 exit points in the western province.

The initiative was launched to prevent pandemic spreading to other parts of the country from western province, where majority of second wave cases were detected.

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