Sri Lanka finds first case of Omicron Coronavirus variant | Sinhala News

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has found the first case of Omicron a Deputy Director General of Health Services Hemantha Herath said warning the public to follow health rules and not panic.

“Today we have found one Omicron infected person from our labs,” he said in video statement broadcast over state-run Rupavahini television

“We came to inform that. There is no need to get unduly disturbed.”

At press briefing on Thursday, Chandima Jeewandara from Sri Lanka’s Sri Jayewardenepura University said the gene sequencing of samples from tourists given by the Ministry of Health was underway.

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