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Man who visited Colombo Book Fair tests positive

A 36-year-old man living in the Ambakandawila area in Chilaw who had visited the Colombo Book Fair last month has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

It has been revealed that this person infected COVID-19 had visited the Bandaranaike Book Fair in Colombo on the 23rd of last month. He had also visited the Colombo bus stand on that day and had gone to Nuwara Eliya on September 30.

The patient, who was treated at a private medical treatment centre, had taken a PCR test on Tuesday (06) and it was confirmed that he was infected with the virus.