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Vasudeva Nanayakkara tests COVID-19 positive

Minister of Water Supply Vasudeva Nanayakkara tested positive for COVID-19 today after PCR tests were conducted on a number of MPs.

The Speaker’s Office said Minister Nanayakkara was among direct contacts of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) MP Rauf Hakeem, who recently tested positive.

State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday and on Sunday MP Rauff Hakeem confirmed that he had been infected.

Altogether, around  21 parliamentarians have been identified as contacts of MP Rauf Hakeem and the Prime Minister’s Coordinating Secretary for Political Affairs Kumarasiri Hettige, both of whom tested positive for COVID-19.