On 12th February, the Department of Health and Social Care stated that Unexpectedly, Sri Lanka has detailed the exceptionally infectious new variant of the Covid found in the United Kingdom. University of Sri Jayewardenepura’s Dr. Chandima Jeewandara stated that the most recent variant, of Variant of Concern 202012/01 heredity, is exceptionally infectious.
It was the 3rd variant of Covid to be distinguished in Sri Lanka, he stated that, referencing 4 distinct areas from where tests have been tested positive for the new Britan variant. As indicated by the wellbeing specialists, the nation is recording more than eight hundred Coronavirus cases consistently.
In late January, with the receipt of free immunizations from India, the wellbeing service dispatched a vaccine inoculation program for the forefront of health workers and the armed forces. A public immunization program is to get in progress from March month with the normal orders of antibodies coming from India. Sri Lanka has so far recorded more than 73K Coronaviru cases with 379 deaths.