Forty-one individuals in complete have examined optimistic for Covid-19 in random speedy antigen exams carried out at Western Province borders, says the Commander of Military Lieutenant Common Shavendra Silva.
Random testing is carried out on individuals leaving the Western Province, at 11 places.
The aim of random testing is to expedite the detection of novel coronavirus instances and stop sub-clusters from rising.
Random testing commenced on December 18 at 4 places – Salawa in Kosgama, Danowita in Mirigama, Kochchikade in Negombo, and Aluthgama on Galle Street.
Individuals who check optimistic for the virus are directed to remedy centres instantly whereas those that are travelling within the car with the contaminated individual are moved to quarantine process.