Family member of Parliamentary Service Unit member tested positive

A family member of an individual attached to the Parliamentary Services Unit in Pelawatte,Battaramulla has been detected with COVID-19, confirmed a Parliamentary official to The Morning today (08).

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena also announced the detection of the patient in Parliament today.

“Currently, PCR tests are being conducted on the individual and all members of his office in Pelawatte, Battaramulla. In addition, outsiders are restricted from entering the Parliamentary Services Unit office from today until further notice,” Abeywardena stated.