Doctors deny wholesale of any truth in the rumour spreading around in the social media that an employee of Katunayaka International Airport being infected with the corona virus.
On suspicion that the said virus has affected this person, she was admitted to IDH, it was mentioned. However, after being confirmed that the said employee has no sickness, she was released from hospital. Under such conditions, there is no truth in reports published that the said employee of Katunayaka International Airport was infected by the corona virus, doctors say. Specialist doctor, Ananda Wijeywickrema of national institute of infectious diseases has expressed his ideas that it is a sorry state of affairs that some social media have come down to such a low level. Specialist doctor Ananda Wijeywickrema mentioned that when considering the situation in Sri Lanka, no situation has been reported to entertain any fear about the new corona virus as such. What health ministry says is that 15 patients who are suspected as having been infected by corona virus is continued being treated.