Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake said that there was no need to panic over the situation that had cropped at the Colombo Castle Street Maternity Hospital.
Two pregnant women who had been afflicted with Influenza Virus A and were receiving treatment at the Colombo Castle Street Maternity Hospital Intensive Care Unit died recently.
While the Hospital Authorities decided to close down the Castle Street Maternity Hospital Intensive Care Unit, quarantine activities are currently being carried out there.
However the hospital authorities said tha hospital admission was taking place as usual.
Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake to says that necessary precautionary measures have been taken to contain the situation.