School reopening - decision to be released today
The Ministry of Education stated that a statement will be issued today regarding the commencement of the third term of schools which was extended due to the spread of the corona virus.
Earlier it was decided to start the third term next Monday. Several discussions were held in this regard yesterday and their final decision will be released to the media today
Speaking at a media briefing in Colombo yesterday, Dr. Sudath Samaraweera, Chief Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Unit, said that it has been revealed that coronavirus could be present in a sewerage system.
Meanwhile, the Editor of the Government Medical Officers' Association, Dr. Haritha Aluthge, pointed out that the risk of coronavirus in the Gampaha District could not be ruled out.