The Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe says an inmate at the Welikada Remand Prison has been confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 virus. According to reports, this inmate was transferred to the Welikada Remand Prison from the Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre – East in Kandakadu on 27th of last month. In a media release, the Department of Government Information said officers and other inmates of the prison will be subjected to PCR testing and quarantine procedure.
- The wanted Inspector of Police involved in narcotics rackets surrenders
- No visitors will be allowed to the Welikada Prison until further notice