Pallekele Cricket Stadium employee tests positive for Covid
An individual employed under a contract to work at the Pallekele cricket stadium in Kandy has been detected with COVID-19.
The infected person was identified following random PCR tests conducted yesterday.
The Balagolla Police said 10 other workers who have been identified as his close contacts have been placed in quarantine.
They said the group had not had any contact with the Sri Lanka and Bangladesh cricket teams which are engaged in a test series at the Pallekele cricket grounds.
A Sri Lanka Cricket official said the detection does not pose a threat to both the cricket teams or the match