India High Commission in Sri Lanka staffer Coronavirus positive

ECONOMYNEXT – The High Commission of India in Sri Lanka said it is taking anti-Covid-19 measures after one of the secretarial staff was detected with Coronavirus.

“Given the nature of the duties of the concerned Secretarial staff, the official has limited interaction with most members of the High Commission and no interaction with outsiders in discharge of his official responsibilities” the High Commission said in a statement.

“However, primary contacts of the official at the High Commission are isolating themselves and are undertaking other precautionary measures in accordance with stipulated health safety norms.”

The official was at a Sri Lanka government treatment facility. The High Commission premises has been sanitized.

The High Commission continues to function but on a limited strength with staff on rotation. (Colombo/Feb14/2021)

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