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Continue with cremation of COVID victims until final report submitted: Experts Committee

The Experts Committee appointed to study the methods of disposing Covid-19 victims, has requested the Health Ministry to continue with cremation until a final report is submitted.

Director-General of Health Services Dr Asela Gunawardena said this has been conveyed to the Ministry Secretary.

Earlier, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said a decision on the burial of COVID-19 victims would be taken after the experts committee appointed to look into the matter submits its final report.