Authorities identify about 100 persons who had contacts with COVID-19 victim

Health authorities have identified between 30 -40 people who had been in direct contact with a SriLankan pilot, who has now been confirmed as COVID-19 positive. The patient had been at the Battle of the Blues. They have also identified another 64 persons who had been in contact with the man; they include pilots.

"They have been asked to undergo self-quarantine," Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.

Dr. Jasinghe said that they would take a decision to shut down night clubs. "These places pack a lot of people in a small area. This is not good."

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