Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Chinese delegation would be subject to PCR test; not quarantine
• They are coming here on a one-day visit, and will not undergo a quarantine process
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said yesterday the Chinese delegation would not undergo a quarantine process, but they would be subjected to a PCR test upon their arrival.
They are coming here for one day visit, and they will not undergo a quarantine process. They are a top-level delegation
are a top-level delegation,” she said.
State Minister of Regional Co-operation Tharaka Balasuriya said he was expected to welcome the delegation and added that he had been given health guidelines to be followed at the event.
“I will come with a PCR test when I come to parliament if needed,” he said.
Meanwhile, SJB MP Niroshan Perera said the arrival of a Chinese delegation at this juncture was a health risk.