Another 160 Omicron patients identified in the country

Saturday, 15 January 2022 - 13:10

Dr. Chandima Jeewandara, Director, Institute of Allergy, Immunology and Cell Biology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura stated that 160 more Omicron COVID-19 patients have been identified in the country.

He stated this was confirmed by genetic analysis of 182 film samples sent to the Cell Biology Institute of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to identify Omicron infections.

The relevant report has been submitted to the Director General of Health Services.