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Over 1.4 mn PCR tests conducted so far

A total of 1,427,366 PCR tests have been conducted so far in Sri Lanka, Director General of Health Services Dr. Asela Gunawardana said.

Making a statement at the Health Ministry, the Director General said that special teams have already been deployed to carry out random Rapid Antigen Tests on people leaving the Western Province.

Accordingly, Rapid Antigen Tests would be conducted at 11 locations on people crossing the borders of the Western Province with effect from Monday (12) evening.

The Director General urged Hindu devotees to celebrate Thai Pongal strictly adhering to Covid-19 prevention health guidelines.

Two persons tested positive for COVID-19 in random Rapid Antigen Tests carried out yesterday night by the Colombo MOH office on long-distance passengers using public transportation.