35 injured Mahara Prisoners exposed to CV-19

35 injured Mahara Prisoners exposed to CV-19

113 prisoners injured following the Mahara Prison Riot were admitted to the Ragama Hospital.

The Hospital Director Shelton Perera confirmed 35 of them were exposed to CV-19.

16 injured prisoners are in critical condition, and another 04 prisoners are in a very serious condition, he said.

Sri Lanka Police said 87 prisoners who were granted bail by the courts were moved to the Addalaichenai Quarantine Center in Ampara considering the present situation in the country.

Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to News 1st said 187 CV-19 infected prisoners have been confined to a separate area at the Colombo Remand Prison.