The situation in Peliyagoda is very dangerous and the virus could spread across the country

The Director of the Epidemiology Unit, Dr. Sudath Samaraweera points out that the Peliyagoda fish market has grown to a secondary cluster and has become a very large cluster. The doctor points out that the virus can spread throughout the country through this secondary cluster.

Sudath Samaraweera states that the simultaneous reports of infections in many parts of the country are a great challenge to the government but the government health sector has been able to meet that challenge very successfully.

According to the Director, over 425,000 PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far and more than 8000 tests have been conducted on certain days.

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