Russian national tests positive for COVID-19 at hotel in Matara. Hotel staff quarantined

Russian national tests positive for COVID-19 at hotel in Matara. Hotel staff quarantined

24 September 2020 11:08 am

A Russian national who was being quarantined at a hotel in Polhena, Matara has tested positive for Coronavirus. 

The Russian national, who is a staff member of a Russian aeroplane, was confirmed to have contracted the virus during the second PCR test and admitted to Hambantota General Hospital.  

Accordingly, the group of Russian nationals accompanied him and the hotel staff have been referred to quarantine and PCR testing, according to health sectors.

MIAP