Ten patients have been detected with COVID-19 at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children in Colombo.
The Public Health Inspector in charge of the hospital Anura Thilakasiri told NewsWire that 07 children and 03 mothers have tested positive.
Following PCR tests conducted last week, five children had initially tested positive, and two children had been detected in the latter part of the week.
The three mothers had tested positive following PCR tests conducted yesterday and today.
Thilakasiri further said that the patients have been identified as contacts of the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda fish market clusters.
The management of the Lady Ridgeway hospital is taking necessary steps to transfer the patients to the IDH hospital in Mulleriyawa, he added. (NewsWire)