Five Habaraduwa Police officers self-isolated

Five officers attached to the Habaraduwa Police in Galle have been placed under self-isolation due to COVID-19 risks.

The move came after one of the police officers at the station was identified as a close contact of a novel coronavirus-infected persons.

According to reports, the police officer in question had made an appearance at an event attended by an employee of the Minuwangoda apparel factory. A PCR test on the apparel factory employee had recently came out positive for the virus.

Subsequently, the relevant police officer was also referred to a PCR test which confirmed him to be negative to COVID-19.

A spokesperson of Habaraduwa Police however said the station continues to function without any disruption.