Intelligence called to locate the woman who escaped from IDH (Video)

Saturday, 21 November 2020 - 19:28

The police are conducting investigations using the intelligence units to locate the coronavirus infected woman who fled with her young son while receiving treatment at the IDH hospital.

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said that if there is any information regarding her, to call the Police Headquarters on 0112 42 11 11 or the Police Emergency Response Unit on 0112 433 333.

Meanwhile, several senior officials including the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka are currently under self-quarantine.

This was after an employee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka was identified with the coronavirus infection.

The employee is an office aide of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and it is reported that she has been serving senior officials.

As a result 30 persons including the Governor of the Central Bank W.D. Laxman and senior officials were placed under quarantine.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) today (Jan. 21) issued a statement in this regard stating that PCR Investigations have been carried out and necessary action has been taken.

According to the statement, no other infected person was found inside the Central Bank premises.

A statement issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka states that an 'Emergency Task Force' has been set up to ensure the smooth running of the Central Bank in the event of an emergency.

They further inform the public that under these circumstances, all the essential services of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka will continue to operate without any hindrance.

Today another 257 cases have been reported and the number of corona infections reported in the country has increased to 19,537.

Also, a random PCR test conducted in Bandaragama - Atalugama area identified 17 infected persons.

The random tests were carried out after four employees from a factory in the Milleniya area tested positive for coronaviris and it was revealed that the infected persons were residents of Atalugama .

Meanwhile, several isolated residents of the Colombo-Modara area staged a protest today. Staging the protest at the Modara - Aluthmawatha - Ibbawatte junction, they said they were facing a problem in getting food and dry rations.

However, the group dispersed after the police intervened and promised to solve their problem.

Also, a resident of the 125th estate in Jinthupitiya told the Hiru news team that several families who have been quarantined have not received any relief so far.

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