Oct 17, 2020

ITN journalist tested negative 

The Director of Government Information has informed that the journalist of the Independent Television Network (ITN) has not been diagnosed with COVID-19 virus.

Even Though he was tested positive from the first PCR test, the second test result has come out negative.

As he was present at the media briefing held at the Government Information Department on the 13th October, a notice was issued to all the journalists who attended the press conference to stay at home.

Director General of Government Information Nalaka Kaluwewa states that as the latest test result is negative the aforesaid journalists should no longer stay at home.

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