COVID hit the Colombo Gafoor Building

Wedge – shaped Gafoor Building located in Colombo Pettah is in isolation with the latest COVID case reported from the building with the 200 security force members.

One Navy personnel in the building was found positive for new corona virus by the PCR test done yesterday, Health Director General, Anil Jasinghe said.

The members of essential supplies to the Weisara Navy Base were in the building. They were deployed for essential needs of Welisara Nevy Base and hospital. Personnel are being kept in the building safely preventing the mix of outer society, Navy Lieutenant Commander, Isuru Sooriyabandara said.

The PCR test results of those two navy sailors found at the War Heroes Memorial Commemoration have not yet received, he further added.