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‘Follow health officials’ advice to prevent COVID-19’

Former Central Provincial Council Member P. Sakthivel said that the COVID 19 could be contained in the up-country if plantation people listen to Public Health Officials’ advices.

He issued an statement on November 2 to the estate workers over the issue.

He said that to deal with the COVID-19 second wave, everyone must heed the instructions by the Health Ministry. “It is the duty of all,” Shakthivel said.

“Plantation people in particular should follow the advice of public health officials. Only then you can be safe from the virus,” he said in his statement.

The Government takes measures to contain and control the pandemic and its effort is commendable, he stated.

He said that the Corona is spreading very fast in the upcountry. “Corona infections have also been detected, especially in plantation area and it could make devastating impact. “So we can be safe only by listening to the advice of the Government and extending our fullest support to the government officials,” Shakthivel said. “Then only the Government can manage problem,” he stated.