Investigations launched into CV-19 patient who spat on a health officer in Atalugama

Investigations launched into CV-19 patient who spat on a health officer in Atalugama

Police have commenced investigations into an incident where a Covid patient had spat on the face of a Public Health Inspector (PHI) in Atalugama, Bandaragama.

The patient had refused to be admitted to hospital, obstructing the duties of the PHI officer, and had later spat on the latter’s face.

DIG Ajith Rohana said that legal action will be initiated against the patient following the completion of Police investigations into the incident.