Delta Covid variant spread across Sri Lanka – 38 cases found


The delta variant of the Covid-19 virus first discovered in India has spread to a number of areas in Sri Lanka, reports said. Accordingly, as of now, 38 persons infected with the delta variant have been identified, Deputy Director General of Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath said.

The variant has spread acrosss Colombo, Kilinochchi and Jaffna districts and several cases were identified among Navy personnel as well.

In recent days, 19 persons infected with the Indian variant were located.

MIAP

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