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Considerable amount of Delta infected patients in every district: DDGHS

The Deputy Director General of Health Services, Specialist Dr. Hemantha Herath says that there is a considerable amount of of Delta Covid infected people in every district of the country.

This was stated by the Deputy Director General of Health Services at a media briefing held in Colombo this morning (26).

Meanwhile, Dr. Hemantha Herath, Deputy Director General of Health Services, said that a certain percentage of the daily Covid infections reported yesterday may be Delta infections.

“We have now come to the conclusion that there are more or less Delta infected patients in every district of Sri Lanka. 68 Delta infected patients were identified from a number of samples, but the fact remains that a larger number than these 68 are in the environment, with a possible percentage of 1,666 patients being reported yesterday. We do not do that because there is no efficient methodology,” he said.

He further said that the health authorities are working to prevent Delta clusters from forming