Neville Fernando Hospital to treat COVID-19 patients | Daily News

Neville Fernando Hospital to treat COVID-19 patients

The Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital in Malabe would be allocated to treat COVID-19 patients taking into account the current COVID-19 outbreak in the country, said Health Minister Pavitra Wanniarachchi in parliament today.  

In a statement, the Minister said that on 6 October, a total of 4800 PCR tests had been conducted on the employees at Brandix Apparel Limited in Minuwangoda, close contacts of the employees and other associates related to those close contacts.

Apart from that, another 1800 PCR tests had been conducted on random persons in the society as well, she added.